IndiGo airport manager shot dead outside home in Patna, opposition targets Nitish govt over crime

A surprising crime was reported from Bihar on Tuesday the place a 42-year-old man employed as an airport manager with the airline IndiGo in Patna was shot dead by unidentified gunmen.

The incident happened at Kusum Vilas Flats in Patna’s Punaichak space at round 7 pm on Tuesday.

IndiGo airport manager Rupesh Kumar was on his approach from the airport to his home when a gang of bike-borne males opened hearth on him.

The gunmen fired six rounds at Rupesh Kumar proper outside his colony’s gate and fled the scene.

Grievously injured, Rupesh Kumar lay immobile in his SUV and was taken to a close-by hospital by the police.

Nevertheless, he was declared introduced dead.

The airline confirmed the incident and stated it’s “extraordinarily saddened by the demise of our Patna airport manager”.

“Our ideas and prayers are along with his household and family members. We’re in contact along with his household and offering them with our full assist whereas cooperating with the related authorities in the continuing investigation,” it added in its assertion.

Rupesh Kumar had reportedly returned from a household trip to Goa in the future earlier than his dying.


The homicide of the IndiGo airport manager has now taken a political flip.

Opposition chief Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Nitish Kumar authorities in the state over the incident and stated that the federal government in Bihar is now in the “fingers of criminals”.

Tejashwi Yadav alleged that Rupesh Kumar was killed by state-abetted gangsters.

“State-protected criminals killed airport manager Rupesh Kumar Singh in Patna outside his residence. He was affable and pleasant. I’m deeply saddened by his premature dying. Might his soul relaxation in peace,” Tejashwi Yadav wrote on Twitter.

“Now criminals are working the federal government in Bihar,” he added.

Jan Adhikar Social gathering chief Pappu Yadav additionally attacked the Nitish Kumar authorities and stated that after the homicide of the IndiGo airport manager, it has develop into clear that criminals are disciples of the ruling BJP and JDU in Bihar.

He added that Nitish Kumar has no proper to stay in energy even for one minute after the homicide of Rupesh Kumar and that the case ought to be transferred to the CBI.

Alternatively, BJP MP Vivek Thakur additionally raised questions over the incident. He stated that it was a matter of grave concern {that a} widespread man like Rupesh Kumar had been murdered.

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