Giridih: A top office-bearer of All India Digambar Jain Committee was shot dead by unknown gunmen at the pilgrimage place of Madhuvan in Giridih district.
Unknown assailants attacked All India Digambar Jain Committee’s General Manager PC Sharma around 5:00pm on Sunday near Samadhi Temple, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) AV Homkar. Sharma died on the spot and his body has been sent to civil hospital for post mortem. Police suspect that assailants may have links to Maoist outfits in the region. They, however, could not confirm if the attackers were Maoists. A woman was also seen among the assailants. In wake of the murder, programmes at the temple have been cancelled for now.