Samastipur: A fertiliser dealer was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Vidyapati Nagar area of Bihar’s Samastipur district on Wednesday, triggering protest by angry locals who burnt three police vehicles, including the one of the deputy superintendent of police.

Rajendra Sah was gunned down at a field near Waizdpur village this afternoon. As the news spread angry locals blocked the Mohiuddin Nagar-Vidyapati Nagar road near the village demanding action against police officials for their alleged lapse leading to the incident, the police said. --PTI