Patna: Two members of a family were shot dead, and four others were injured, when they were shot at while they were returning from a Chhath Puja ceremony in Bihar’s Lakhisarai on Monday. The assailant was in love with a girl belonging to the family and had been sore ever since his advances were spurned. He fled the spot after the shooting spree.
The injured including two women were admitted to Patna Medical College and Hospital for more treatment.
According to police sources, this shootout was related to a love affair. The deceased were identified as Chandan Jha and Rajnandan Kumar, who were brothers.
The accused identified as Ashish Chaudhary fired at the family members of the girl when they were returning from a river ghat after performing Chhath Puja.
The shooting took place within the Kabaiya Police Station limits.