Patna, Bihar – In a shocking incident, Mahesh Prasad, the headmaster of a government high school in Shaharrampur, was shot dead on Thursday while returning home. The incident took place in Rustamganj village, located on the outskirts of Patna.
Details of the Incident
The victim, Mahesh Prasad, a native of Mamrejpur village under Naubatpur police station, was returning home on his bike at around 6 pm when he was attacked by two bike-borne assailants in Rustamganj village. The assailants opened fire on him, leaving him dead on the spot.
Vikram Sihag, SDPO of Phulwari Sharif, Patna, said, “The victim was the headmaster of the government high school in Shaharrampur. The reason behind the murder is yet to be ascertained. We are currently investigating the matter and taking statements from the victim’s family members. Additionally, we are analyzing CCTV footage from the area to identify the attackers.”
Investigation and Postmortem
The police have sent the body for postmortem and are conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. They are hopeful that statements from the victim’s family and the analysis of CCTV footage will provide vital clues to apprehend the culprits.
Similar Incident in November
This unfortunate incident comes just months after another government school teacher, Narendra Kumar, was shot dead near Gaya Junction railway station in Patna. Kumar, a resident of Gautam Buddha Colony, Gaya, was a teacher in a government high school in Aurangabad. He used to commute to the school by train. The accused shot him at the railway booking counter on Delha side, and he succumbed to his injuries at Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College and Hospital.
These incidents raise serious concerns about the safety of teachers and staff working in government schools in Bihar. Authorities need to prioritize the security of educational institutions and take necessary measures to prevent such tragic events from occurring in the future.
Stay Tuned for Updates
The investigation is ongoing, and the police are determined to bring the culprits to justice. We will provide further updates as more information becomes available.
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A separate incident involving the shooting of a government school teacher near Gaya Junction railway station has sparked outrage. The victim, Narendra Kumar, was shot by an unidentified assailant while at the railway booking counter. The police are awaiting a complaint from the victim’s family to initiate legal proceedings.