rajdeo ranjanBihar Police on Wednesday conducted raids in Siwan Jail in connection with the murder of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

Earlier this week, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar gave his consent for a CBI probe into the murder of the journalist.

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However, the state police would continue its investigation till the nodal agency takes up the case.

Bureau chief of Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ Rajdev Ranjan was shot dead in Bihar’s Siwan district on May 13. According to reports, he was shot point blank in the head and the neck.