Vimal, a reporter with the Hindi-language daily Dainik Jagran, was killed in Bihar's Araria district early on Friday (18 August), as reported by news agency PTI.
The police said Vimal was shot dead at his residence in the Raniganj market area at around 5.30 am.
According to the police, four gunmen pulled up to Vimal's doorstep and called out to him. In response, the journalist stepped outside. Then, the gunmen fired at him and fled the spot. Vimal died on the spot.
Ashok Kumar Singh, the SP of Araria, informed PTI that the body of the deceased has been taken for post-mortem and the authorities are making efforts to apprehend the suspect.
Meanwhile, a forensic team is investigating the scene of the crime.
VIDEO | "A journalist from Dainik Jagran, Vimal, was shot dead by four men at around 5.30 am in Raniganj market area in Bihar's Araria. The FSL team is at the spot, deceased's body was taken for post-mortem. Efforts are underway to nab the accused," says Ashok Kumar Singh, SP,â¦ pic.twitter.com/NzAtzXnJcS— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) August 18, 2023
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