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Bihar: Two SIT officers shot dead by criminals in Saran district

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 August 2019, 13:10 IST

Two police officials were killed and one sustained severe injuries after unidentified miscreants opened fire on a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Saran district on Tuesday morning.

The incident took place when the team was returning after conducting a raid in the Chapra area when criminals started firing on them in a market area. They also took away an AK-47 and two pistols from the police.

Minutes after the incident, a police team reached the spot.

The deceased have been identified as Sub-Inspector Mithilesh Kumar Shah and constable Mohammad Afroz. Injured Havaldar Rajneesh, who is in a critical condition, has been referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital.

An investigation is currently underway.

-ANI

First published: 21 August 2019, 13:10 IST
 
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