Bihar: Four arrested for killing Araria journalist

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Bihar Police on Saturday said that four people have been arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Vimal Kumar Yadav in Araria district.
The journalist, identified as Vimal Kumar Yadav, was allegedly shot dead at his residence near the Raniganj Bazar area in the Araria district of Bihar on Friday.
According to officials, eight people have been booked in connection with the case.
“Out of the eight accused, four have been arrested…Two of the accused will be taken on police remand on Monday…The police are looking for the other two accused,” Araria SP Ashok Kumar Singh said. 
The arrested accused have been identified as Vipin Yadav, Bhavesh Yadav, Ashish Yadav, and Umesh Yadav.
He further said that the teams are raiding to nab them. We will arrest them soon. 
Further investigation is underway. 
Earlier on Friday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the incident and termed it ‘unfortunate’.
Meanwhile, JDU spokesperson Neeraj Kumar on Saturday hailed the Bihar police over the arrest of the accused.
Kumar said that it is significant that the police have arrested the suspects within 24 hours.
“Within 24 hours, Police arrested the accused…raids were conducted in jail after the victim’s family members listed names of the suspects…A thorough probe was done. Opposition must talk about that as well”, said the JDU spokesperson

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