Patna (Bihar) [India], March 29 (ANI): Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Deepak Kumar Mehta, who was shot late on Monday evening in Patna's Danapur in Bihar, succumbed to bullet injuries in hospital.
Mehta was shot on Monday by criminals in Danapur. The criminals fired five bullets at Mehta including one bullet in the chest and another on the head.
Mehta was currently serving as Vice-President of Nagar Parishad Danapur.
Mehta was close to JDU vice president Upendra Kushwaha. Following the murder, Kushwaha immediately rushed to the victim's house.
"it's is a very unfortunate incident and the government will take action against whoever is responsible for this incident," told the mediapersons in Patna.
Deepak Mehta contested the 2020 assembly elections from Danapur on a Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) ticket, which later merged with JDU. (ANI)