Bihar: JDU leader Suryadeo Singh shoots dead 2, including minor over land dispute in Sasaram

A 13-year-old girl is also among those killed in the shooting.

Janata Dal (United) leader Suryadeo Singh today allegedly shot dead two people and injured four others following a scuffle over a land deal in Bihar's Sasaram.

A 13-year-old girl is also among those killed in the shooting. The deceased minor has been identified as Hazara Khatun.

Of the four injured in the shooting, three are minors - Diwakar (8), Prakash (12) and Sahil (4).

The incident took place today afternoon when former RJD MLA Suryadev Singh, had a tiff with his relatives over a land dispute that turned ugly, resulting in Singh open firing.

MASSIVE DEPLOYMENT IN AREA

The police have arrested the JDU leader apart from six others.

His revolver has been recovered and three more rifles impounded from his residence.

There is massive deployment in the Bikramganj area, as police fears backlash from the Muslim community.

Singh who began his political career with CPI (ML) in the early 90's later joined the RJD and became MLA from Bikramganj in Sasaram district.