In a shocking incident on Saturday, two engineers of the road construction department in Bihar’s Darbhanga district were shot dead in broad day light.
According to local media reports, the incident took place in Gangdah village on NH 88, where four unidentified assailants shot down two engineers over refusal to pay extortion money.
A senior police officer in Darbhanga said that the detailed report on the crime was still awaited.
One of the engineers died on the spot and the other succumbed to his injuries while being taken to the hospital. The two deceased have been identified as Mukesh Kumar and Brijesh Kumar.
Police has called for an emergency meeting, assuring that that the case will be resolved and the criminals arrested soon.