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Four criminals involved in murder case held in Sitamarhi

Press Trust of India  |  Sitamarhi 

A police team on Friday seized an AK-56 rifle and arrested four persons who were allegedly behind the killing of a from different places of Bihar's district.

Vinod Rai, who worked with a construction company, was shot dead on January 7, by the criminals using the AK-56 weapon.

Rai was killed in Kujhdal village of station of the district.

of Police Sujit Kumar said that a special team, which was constituted to nab the culprits, raided and arrested the four criminals identified as Mohammad Saddam alias Irfan, Mohammad Dilshad, and Raghav Rai, from different villages of the district.

Both and were arrested from Dariyapur village under station of the district during the raid, the SP said adding that police seized the AK-56 rifle, an empty cartridge, one 9 mm live cartridge, a motorcycle and a smartphone- all used in the murder.

was arrested from his house in Sirkhiriya village in Sitamarhi, while was arrested from Hasaur village during the raids, the SP said adding that police are conducting raids to nab the other accused persons in the case.

All the four accused have confessed to the crime.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 18:35 IST