Updated: January 28, 2021 4:31:19 am
Bihar BJP spokesperson Azfar Shamshi was shot in Bihar’s Munger on Wednesday by unidentified assailants. He has been admitted to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where his condition is said to be critical. Munger police have arrested a college teacher for the attack.
Police said the incident took place at around 11.30 am at a college campus in Jamalpur, Munger where Shamshi teaches. He suffered bullet injuries to his head and stomach and was first taken to Munger Sadar Hospital, from where he was referred to PMCH.
Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey said: “We are providing best possible medical attention to Shamshi.” Rajya Sabha MP and former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi also talked to the family of the BJP spokesperson.
An FIR was lodged after the injured made a complaint.
Munger SP Manavjit Singh Dhillon said, “We have arrested Jamalpur college principal Lalan Prasad Singh, who had an argument with Shamshi over some administrative issues in the college.”
Police are also looking into other possible reasons for the attack.
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