Two injured in exchange of bullets in Bihar

Two injured in exchange of bullets in Bihar

Agency News

Chhapra, May 12 : In an incident of pre-poll violence, two people were injured when supporters of RJD MLA and district councillor opened fire on each other at Satasi village under Taraiya assembly segment in Maharajganj Lok Sabha constituency late last night.

Police said here that arguments between RJD MLA Mundrika Rai and district councillor Priyanka Singh`s brother-in-law Pramod Kumar Singh over a political discussion reached flash point provoking their supporters to open fire on each other. Sources said two people were injured in the shoot-out. The injured were admitted to Taraiya referral hospital.

Police said Mr Rai was held captive for some time by local people who were enraged over the incident.

Police personnel from Taraiya police station and other nearby police stations have started investigating the matter after reaching Satasi village.