Patna High Court lawyer shot dead (Lead)

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Patna : A lawyer with the Patna High Court was shot dead by motorcycle-borne criminals here on Wednesday, prompting the Chief Justice of the court A.P. Sahi to tell police to file a report by this evening.

Jitendar Kumar was shot in Rajeev Nagar locality, killing him instantly, the police said.

Lawyers from the court met Sahi and demanded a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case .

In the afternoon, the lawyers protested by blocking roads and kept away from work.

Published : Wednesday, December 05, 2018 16:30 [IST]
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