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CBI probe demanded in Muzaffarpur former mayor murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarpur (Bihar) 

The wife of former of has demanded a probe by (CBI) into her husband's murder case.

Varsha Rani, the wife of Sameer Kumar, also said she would observe a day-long fast on January 18 in front of the District Magistrate's office on the issue.

The former of and his were shot dead on September 23, 2018 near the fire brigade office under the jurisdiction of Muzaffarpur Town police station.

Kumar was the of Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation from 2002 to 2007.

alleged that the course of investigation has changed entirely under the police.

She said that the murder of her husband has nothing to do with any land dispute as claimed by the police.

The on December 24, 2018 had claimed to have cracked the ex-mayor's murder case saying that it was a fallout of land deal business gone wrong. A person who allegedly shot Kumar was also arrested from

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 20:10 IST