Two Journalists killed in Bihar state of India
NEW DELHI:Two journalists died on the spot as a SUV (sports utility vehicle) rammed their bike in Bhojpur district of Bihar on Sunday night.
Family members of the journalists and locals alleged that they have been “murdered” by a former village Mukhia (village head).
Journalists Navin Nishchal and his associate, Vijay Singh, who worked for Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar, were hit by the vehicle on the Ara-Sasaram highway under the Garhani police station limits.
The SUV was allegedly driven by Mohammad Ahmed alias Harsu, the husband of former village head Saheeda Pravin.
The villagers said incidents smacks a well-hatched conspiracy to murder the journalists by ramming an SUV on them so that it will look like an accident.
Source: Hinustan Times/ The Hindu