PATNA: A man in Bihar killed a youth who was accused of killing his sister after rape three years back.
The victim identified as Sunil Kumar had come out of the jail only on Monday evening and was heading for his home by a bus when he was dragged out of it and shot dead in front of other passengers.
Police said the victim was on way home by a local bus late Monday evening when the accused along with other accomplices overtook the bus near Manjhaul village near Bikram in Patna district, dragged the victim out of the bus, and shot him dead near the gate. He died on the spot.
According to the police, the victim was accused of raping the sister of the main accused along with his friends at Doria-Mathia village under Dulhin Bazar block in Patna district in 2013. After raping the girl, the accused persons had killed the rape victim.
Subsequently, all the accused persons were arrested and sent to jail. All of them, including the main accused Sunil Kumar, were lodged in Patna’s Beur jail since then.
The co-accused persons got the bail soon after the crime but the main accused was released on bail only yesterday and was going home when he was killed midway.
Police are conducting raids to nab the absconding accused persons.
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