Giridih: Former deputy chief Aslam Ansari in Telia Bahiyar under Dumri police station area in Giridih district has been shot dead by local Naxalites. The incident took place last night when the victim was returning home from the counting center of Panchayat elections in Dumri. As soon as Aslam reached his house, some uniformed Naxalites talked to him for a while and after a short conversation the Naxalites fired 5 bullets at him. The victim also sustained some major injuries after being hit by rod.

According to the family members, after the incident, all the uniformed Naxalites continued to walk raising slogans against the police. At the same time, a leaflet has also been left at the spot. The family has blamed the Naxalites for this massacre.

After reaching the spot, the police took the body in its custody and sent it to the Sadar Hospital, Giridih for post-mortem. There is panic in the entire area after the incident. At the same time, the police is running a search operation against the Naxalites.