Muzaffarpur. The night of death was witnessed in Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Since 8 o'clock in the night till the morning, the lives of five people have ended in one night, including a teacher and a woman. Four out of five people who lost their lives were victims of speed havoc while one person was killed.
The first incident took place on SH 74 near Khurshida village in Sahebganj police station area. Rakesh Mishra, a resident of Bhatindi of Sahebganj, was returning home on a bike with a friend Mohammad Nizamuddin. Both companions were going home from Sahebganj market on the same bike at around 8 pm. On the way, a truck coming from near the front of Khurshida overtook his next vehicle.
During overtake, the truck driver lost his balance and crushed Rakesh's bike coming from the front. Bike-riding teachers Rakesh Mishra and Mohammed Nizamuddin died on the spot, though the locals sent them both to the Sahebganj PHC in the hope of life where doctors declared them dead. Sahebganj Thanedar Anoop Kumar reached the spot and after proper investigation, both the bodies were sent to SKMCH for post mortem.
The second incident occurred in Panapur OP area of Meenapur police station at around 8.30 pm.
Two bike riders were going towards Motipur from the city.
Two men were sitting on one bike while on the other bike one male and one female were riding.
A truck coming from the front on NH 28 near Kharika village hit both the vehicles.
One male died from a bike while a woman riding another bike died. The dead have not been identified.
The Panapur Police sent both the bodies and both the injured to SKMCH.
The third incident is about 9:30 in the night. Rajiv Rai, a resident of Panapur in Aurai police station area, was closing his shop and going to his home in Meenapur.
Rajiv Rai has a grocery store. On the way unknown criminals riding bikes surrounded them and shot them.
The criminals shot and escaped and Rajiv Rai died on the spot. This killing has created a sensation in the Aurai area amid the electoral atmosphere as the administration is claiming to intensify the security arrangements in the area on November 7.
Aurai police station has sent the body of Rajiv Rai to SKMCH for postmortem. His family is shocked by the death of Rajiv, while the people in his village are quite inconsolable.