Ranchi: Mining Sardar of CCL was shot dead by unknown criminals near Piparwar GM office of Khalari police station area.
The mining chief has been identified as Ranvijay Singh.
On receiving information about the incident, the police reached the spot on Sunday morning and took the body into custody and sent it for post-mortem.
Police have also recovered bullet casings from the spot.
The police investigating whether the mining chief was murdered by criminals or militants.
The reason behind the murder has not been revealed yet.