BJP leader's son stabbed to death in Chhapra, Bihar

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 9: There is no stopping of crime, rapes, and murders in 'Sushashan Babu' Nitish Kumar's rule. Once hailed as a champion of law and order in the otherwise lawless land, today the state is having ample crime stories every day.

The latest one is from Chapra where a brutal murder of the son of a politician has left everyone in a shock. 

Son of a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was stabbed to death by unknown men on Monday night in Chhapra city of Saran district.Piyush Kumar, son of local BJP leader Gangotri Prasad was stabbed to death while he was passing by Garkha block of the city.

The police say that they are investigating the matter and a breakthrough is expected very soon.Nagendra Prasad, SHO Garkha, said, "We have received the information of the incident which happened at a secluded place. The attack happened around 8 PM in the evening. We are investigating the case."A local BJP leader Shantanu Singh said, "This is a very unfortunate incident. A lot of dedicated BJP workers have been killed in the district in the last few years. We are not able to speak much because it is our government but the situation is worsening day by day."Srinivasan Singh, district vice-president, BJP said, "Every few months a BJP leader is being murdered. The victim Piyush was associated with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and was currently employed at a hospital. His father is a local BJP leader. We are deeply hurt by this ghastly incident. We condemn it in strong terms. We are giving a call for a peaceful bandh in the district on Tuesday."With AGencies