Sahebganj (Jharkhand): A local JVM-P leader was on Saturday shot at by gunmen in Sahebganj, the police said.

Munshi Hansda was going somewhere in the town when the assailants fired at him, DSP C.K. Moitra said here.

Hansda, a district-level leader of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric), was rushed to a hospital, he said.