Chapra/Gopalganj, July.09 (Udaipur Kiran): Wanted in dozens of cases, inter state criminal and sharp shooter Gyan Deo Puri was today shot dead while returning after attending a Shraddh ceremony at Sohagpur Panditpura village under Hathwa police station in Gopalganj. Deceased was son of Ram Balak Puri of Siyarvillage under Mufassil police station in Siwan. For the last three decades, he was involved in crime in many districts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Sharp shooter of Siwan shot dead in Gopalganj
Sources said that Gyan Deo had come to attend the Shraddh ceremony of Anil Tiwary, a close associate of JDU MLA Amrendras Pandey alias Pappu Pandey. While he was returning, motorcycle borne criminals encircled his car and opened fire indiscriminately.
One bullet pierced his head and he tried to escape, but the criminals chased him and shot him dead. After the incident, all of them took to their heels. Police found his corpse lying beside the road and sent it for postmortem. This incident is said to be outcome of rivalry between gangs , but the other gang could not be identified as yet. SP, Rashid Zama has alerted all the police stations after the incident and Gopalganj and Siwan police are jointly investigating the case.