BJP Leader and Wife Killed in Bihar's Arrah, According to Police, They Were Hit With Sharp Objects
According to source, an elderly BJP politician and his wife were assassinated late on Monday night in the Bihar city of Arrah.
Mahendra Prasad Singh (67) and his wife Pushpa Singh have been recognized as the dead (65). The pair lived in the city's Katira neighborhood, which is overseen by Nawada police station.
According to report, which cited police, the victims were slain using blunt items.
Mahendra and his wife were both retired academics who resided in Katira's Veer Kunwar Singh community. According to the article, they also have several rental properties in the city.
After learning about the occurrence, Pramod Kumar, SP of Bhojpur, ASP Himanshu, SHOs of the Nawada and town police stations, as well as other authorities, went to the crime site and started an inquiry.
Pramod Kumar, the Bhjpur SP, said: "According to the first findings of the inquiry, the accused killed them by striking them with blunt instruments. We have asked the FSL team to gather proof. The post-mortem was ordered for the corpses."
BJP politician Mahendra Prasad's brother Hira Singh discussed the murder and said that the elderly couple lived alone in the apartment while their three married daughters stayed in various locations.
"On January 26, Mahendra came to my residence. I haven't spoken to him since that time. Their older daughter, who lives in Jamshedpur with her husband, told me. She told me that neither Mahendra nor Pushpa would answer the phone. They were discovered dead when I arrived to their apartment "Singh said, according to IANS.
In the past, Mahendra Prasad Singh presided over the BJP youth wing. He also ran for the assembly in 2020 from Rohtas's Karakat district.