Samastipur, Oct 8 : Unidentified criminals shot dead a Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) employee at Paratapur village under Kalyanpur police station area in the district late last night.
Police said here three motorcycle borne outlaws gunned down BSNL employee Abhay Shankar Singh at his residence The deceased was a native of Karpoorigram village under Mufassil police station area in the district.
Police said that Mr Singh was living in a rented house at Paratapur as he was engaged in a land dispute at his native village. The body had been sent for autopsy.
An FIR had been registered at the police station concerned in this connection. A massive manhunt was on to nab the accused. (UNI)