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High court employee shot at

Patna, Jan. 5: A high court employee suffered injuries after being shot at on Ashok Rajpath in the state capital today.

Rinku Kumar, a resident of Gardanibagh, has been admitted to Patna Medical College and Hospital. Police said the incident occurred when Rinku was on his way to Patna civil court for some work.

A bullet hit him from behind when he alighted from an autorickshaw and was walking towards the court, said Pirbahore station house officer S.A. Hashmi.

The victim lodged a named FIR against Arun Kumar, Sunil Pathak and Amit Kumar. Hashmi said Arun and Sunil are practising high court lawyers, while Amit is a munshi. The accused are absconding after the incident.