The health minister of the Indian state of Odisha was shot dead by a policeman.
According to Indian media reports, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare of the state of Odisha (former Odisha) Naba Kishore Das arrived to participate in an event in the Braj Rajnagar area of Jharsuguda district, a police officer there shot him as he got out of the car. gave
Brij Rajnagar SDPO Gupteshwar Bhoi says that the person who shot Naba Kishore Das is Assistant Sub Inspector of Police (ASI) and his name is Gopal Das. That the local people caught the accused ASI and handed him over to the police. An inquiry has been launched to find out why the ASI fired at the minister.
According to the SDPO, the health minister was first taken to the Jharsuguda district headquarters hospital, but was later airlifted to a hospital in Bhubaneswar for “better treatment”.
The state authorities say that the condition of Naba Kishor is critical, the medical staff are making desperate efforts to save his life.