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Police blame wife, in-laws for lawyer's murder

IANS  |  Patna 

A day after a with the High Court was shot dead by motorcycle-borne criminals here, police on Thursday said his wife and in-laws were behind the killing.

was shot on Wednesday in Rajeev Nagar locality, killing him instantly.

Claiming the victim's wife and in-laws were behind his murder, Deputy said the killing was a result of a dispute over property and land.

Four persons, including his wife, have been detained for interrogation.

of Police N.H. Khan has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the crime.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 13:58 IST
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