“Journalist Vimal Kumar Yadav Shot Dead in Araria’s Raniganj Bazaar Area”

By | August 18, 2023



A journalist was fatally shot at his home in Bihar’s Araria. The incident occurred in Raniganj Bazaar area when unidentified miscreants knocked on the journalist’s door and opened fire before fleeing. The Superintendent of Police in Araria, Ashok Kumar Singh, stated that an investigation is underway, and the murder may be linked to the killing of the journalist’s Sarpanch brother two years ago. The journalist is survived by his wife and daughter. Pragati Pal reported

Updated: August 18, 2023, 14:19 IST

A tragic incident occurred in the Raniganj Bazaar area of Araria, Bihar, where a journalist working for a local daily was ruthlessly shot dead in his own home on Friday morning. The victim, identified as Vimal Kumar Yadav, fell prey to unidentified culprits who knocked on his door and fired at him before swiftly escaping the scene.

Superintendent of Police, Araria, Ashok Kumar Singh, stated, “In the Raniganj Bazar area, journalist Vimal Kumar Yadav was fatally shot by unknown miscreants. A post-mortem examination is currently underway, and the murder site is being investigated with the assistance of a dog squad.” Further details regarding this appalling incident are still awaited.

According to reports from Times Now, Vimal’s brother, who was the Sarpanch, also suffered a similar fate two years ago. These two murder cases are suspected to be interconnected, as Vimal was the key eyewitness to his brother’s killing.

The deceased journalist leaves behind a wife and a daughter, mourning his untimely demise..