Former Muzaffarpur mayor Samir Kumar and his driver were shot dead by a group of unidentified assailants near Banaras Bank Chowk in Bihar on Sunday, news agency ANI reported.
Police suspect nearly 17-18 rounds were fired at the deceased with an AK-47 assault rifle. Six cartridges were recovered from the spot.
According to IANS, police said the criminals stopped the former mayor’s vehicle, fired dozens of bullets at the duo and fled.
A case has been registered in this regard.
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