Munger Superintendent of Police (SP) Varun Kumar Sinha cited the murder was fallout of dispute related to land deals, and the persons arrested in this connection are Sweety Mandal,
Deepak Sharma, Golu Mandal and Etwari Mandal.

"These four work for a jailed gangster Amit Mandal. They had been given the task to kill Sharma by one Rohit Singh, who had been given Rs 5 lakh contract for this purpose by another
person named Pawan Mandal. Both of them are currently absconding, and our teams are looking for them," Sinha added.

A couple of months ago Pankaj Verma, vice-president of BJP Kisan Morcha was shot dead after some dispute with one Pawan Mandal over land deals. After the murder, Sharma, who
was friend of Verma had started looking after his business and fell into dispute with Pawan, who had decided to eliminate him as well Police officer explained.

The Munger SP said the murder case was cracked after electronic surveillance by a Special Task Force (STF) team led by Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sanjay Kumar Singh.

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