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JD(U) MLA's Son Found Dead Near Railway Tracks in Patna

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the national president of JD(U), visited JD(U) Bima Bharti's residence in Patna and consoled the bereaved family members.


Updated:August 3, 2018, 2:52 PM IST
JD(U) MLA's Son Found Dead Near Railway Tracks in Patna
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Patna: The son of former Bihar minister and MLA of the ruling JD(U) Bima Bharti was found dead on Friday morning under mysterious circumstances near a railway track here and two of his friends have been taken into custody in this connection, police said.

Bharti is the sitting MLA from Rupauli constituency in Purnea district.

Deepak Kumar (21) had left his residence on Thursday night along with a couple of friends and his body was found close to the railway track in front of the NMCH hospital in the city by some locals who informed the police, Senior Superintendent of Police, Patna, Manu Maharaj said.

He said injury marks were noticed on Deepak's head and thigh and the body has been sent for post-mortem. The SSP said two of Deepak's friends — Roshan and Mrityunjay who are said to be known to the family of the deceased, have been taken into custody and were being interrogated.

The two have claimed that after having dinner together on Thursday night, Deepak had left and they had assumed that he had reached home safely.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the national president of JD(U), visited Bharti's residence here and consoled the bereaved family members.

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