Three days after Rupesh Kumar Singh, a manager with IndiGo airlines, was shot dead by unidentified bike-borne men in the Punaichak area of Patna, his family on Friday said the probe should be transferred from Bihar police to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Talking to media, Nandeshwar Singh, brother of the dead said that despite Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's assurance of arresting the culprits within 48 hours, there have been no arrests.
"Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had given an assurance that culprits will be arrested within 48 hours. But there's been no arrest. We feel that the Patna administration is unable of making the arrests. So, the Chief Minister should hand over the probe to CBI," said Nandeshwar Singh.
CM had given an ultimatum that culprit will be arrested within 48 hrs. But there's been no arrest. We feel that Patna admn is unable to make the arrest. So, CM should hand over the probe to CBI: Nandeshwar Singh, brother of IndiGo manager who was shot dead in Patna on Jan 12th pic.twitter.com/wn8i7nE4Q0— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2021
Earlier today, when asked about the status of investigation in the case, Chief Minister Kumar said that a special team has been formed to probe the murder.