Curfew clamped in Ara following killing of Ranvir Sena chief
Ara (Bihar), June 1 (PTI) A day-long curfew was today
clamped on this district headquarter town in Bhojpur district
as tension escalated following the gunning down of Brahmeshwar
Singh, chief of now-defunct private militia Ranvir Sena.
"We have imposed a day-long curfew on Ara town," Sub-divisional officer Dharmesh Kumar said.
Prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC were also enforced in the district after the killing of Singh alias Mukhiyaji.
Kumar said the situation is tense, but under control.
Singh was on a morning walk when he was accosted by gunmen who pumped several bullets into him, killing him on the spot at Katira Mohalla under Nawada police station, 71 kms from Patna.