A station house officer (SHO) of Bihar Police was beaten to death by a crowd in West Bengal on April 09. SHO of Kishanganj Police Station in Bihar, Ashwini Kumar, visited a village in Goalpokhar Police Station area of Uttar Dinajpur to probe a theft case when he was thrashed by the locals. Speaking on the matter, Suresh Kumar Choudhary, IG Purnia Range said, "He had come for a raid in connection with a bike theft. Islampur SP is with us. We'll raid and make arrests."