rajdev ranjanTwo people have been detained in Siwan district on Saturday in the murder case of Bihar journalist Rajdev Ranjan, SP Saurav Kumar told news agency ANI.

The interrogation is underway, he added.

Bureau chief of Hindi daily ‘Hindustan’ Rajdev Ranjan was shot dead in Bihar’s Siwan district on Friday.

According to reports, Rajdev was shot point blank in the head and neck today evening, one bullet hit his head while the other hit his chest.

He was dead by the time he was brought to the local hospital.

The incident has raised question over the disrupted law and order situation in the states as this is the second such incident in last 15 days.

Earlier, a 19-year-old youth was shot dead by suspended JDU MLC Manorama Devis’son Rocky Yadav.