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Project head of private mining company shot dead in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Ramgarh (Jharkhand) 

The of a private company was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in district, police said today.

of Police of Ramgarh, A Vijayalakshmi said Muthukuru Malikarjun, of private company "company", engaged in activity under Barka-Sayal area of (CCL), was shot dead by unidentified miscreants late last night.

The SP said there was a power cut late last night when unidentified miscreant fired two bullets targeting Malikarjun at his residence in Central Saunda officers colony under the jurisdiction of station.

Malkarjun was immediately rushed to in Bhurkunda, where doctors declared him brought dead, SP said.

Prima facie, the killing might be the handiwork of gangsters or splinter group of banned outfit Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) for collection of levy, police said.

Two persons have been taken into custody for interrogation and a was launched by the police to nab the miscreants, sources added.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 19:55 IST
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