Four Dalits gunned down in Bihar

JEHANABAD: Four Dalit youths were gunned down in retaliatory action by Peoples War Group (PWG) activists at Bharmachak village in the Naxalite-infested Jehanabad district of Bihar late Sunday night, police said on Monday.

All those killed were stated to be CPI-ML supporters.

Police said about 60 heavily armed activists of the outfit raided the village near Kalpa police outpost and abducted four youths and later shot them dead.

Those killed have been identified as Subedar Paswan (15), Sudhir Paswan (20), Ajay Paswan (20) and Akhilesh Paswan (22).

District magistrate H S Meena and superintendent of police Kamal Kishore Singh have reached the village and are supervising operations to nab the killers.

Four PWG supporters were gunned down by the CPI-ML at Salarpur village on November 26. (PTI)

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