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Bihar deputy CM's brother attacked

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | March 14, 2006 23:48 IST

A group of armed criminalsattacked and seriously injuredRavi Modi, brother of Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modiin PatnaTuesday night. He was admitted to a private clinic for treatment.He is said to be in a critical condition, but is out of danger.

Police officials saidModi wasattackedwith liquor bottlesand seriously injured by unidentified criminals on a road near Rajendra Nagar."Some four or fivecriminalsattacked him and seriously injured him. He wasadmitted in the ICU ward of Magadh hospitalwith heavy bleeding," a senior police official said.

An eyewitness told police that criminals in acar overtookModi andshouted out that they wouldkill him.

The murderous attack onModi, a businessman, has comea few hoursahead of Holi, the festival of colours.

Policehave launchedan operation to nabthe criminals behind the attack. Sushil Modi was reportedlyaway in New Delhi tocelebrate Holi with his family.

Ironically, Sushil Modi's brother was attacked and seriously injured at a time when the state administration claimed to have tightened security for Holi.

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