A young businessman was shot dead by unknown bike-borne assailants on Friday in Aurai, Muzaffarpur, according to police.
The victim, Vipin Gopal Rai, died on the spot.
The incident happened in Aurai Police station area. An FIR has been registered under section 302 of the IPC against unknown people. No arrest has been made in the case yet.
DSP East, Gaurav Pandey said, “The case is being investigated. Eyewitnesses say that 12 bullets were fired at him. We are trying to identify the criminals behind this. How many bullets were fired will be clear only after the post-mortem report comes.