PRAYAGRAJ, Jan. 2, 2024 (TBINN)
Vice Chancellor of an agricultural university here was arrested and sent to jail in a case of attempt-to-murder after two people allegedly opened fire at the vehicle of a former Bhartiya Janta Party leader, a police official said.
Rajendra Bihari Lal, Vice Chancellor of Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (S.H.U.A.T.S.), was arrested on the complaint of former B.J.P. leader Diwakar Nath Tripathi and remanded in judicial custody.
Diwakar Nath Tripathi alleged that early on Sunday, two men who accompanied Rajendra Bihari Lal in a S.U.V. opened fire at him after trying to overtake and stop his vehicle when he was returning from his morning walk near Arail Dam, Station House Officer of Naini Police Station Yashpal Singh said.