Trader shot dead in Patna

Patna: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a lubricant dealer at a place in Patrakarnagar police station in the state capital here, police sources said today.

Motorcycle-borne gunmen fired at the trader – Ajay Shankar Tiwari – on Dwarikapath on Saturday.

He was critically injured, sources said. He was immediately brought to a hospital where he died of bullet wounds, they said.

Two empty cartridges were found from the spot, sources said adding old enmity was believed to be the reason behind the killing.

Raids continued at different places to nab the killers.