An Indian Air Force (IAF) employee was shot dead by a group of people in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said today.
The incident happened at Baswanbigaha village under the jurisdiction of Bihar Sharif police station on Thursday night, the police said.
He was a technician with the IAF and was posted in Karnataka, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Sadar, Nishit Priya, said. The technician had come home to the village on leave, the SDPO said.
A man called Arvind Yadav along with two to three men attacked the technician's residence on Thursday night and shot him, Priya said.
The seriously injured technician was taken to Sadar hospital and from there he was referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), the SDPO said, adding that the technician died on the way to the hospital.
The deceased was identified as 25-year-old Suday Yadav, the SDPO said.
Police are conducting raids to nab the culprits, the police officer said.