Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday sought a CBI probe into the killing in Jharkhand of former Deputy Mayor of Dhanbad Neeraj Singh.Also Read - Not Just Today, Navjot Singh Sidhu Has Roiled Punjab Congress Earlier Too. Take A Look at Past Events

Criminals on Tuesday evening gunned down Singh and three others in Dhanbad when they were returning to their homes. Also Read - Hilarious Memes Flood Twitter As Navjot Singh Sidhu Quits as Punjab Congress Chief | 13 Best Tweets

More than 50 bullets were sprayed on their vehicle. Neeraj Singh was cremated on Wednesday. Also Read - I Have No Information, Says Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi On Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Resignation

“The murder case should be handed over to the CBI. We cannot hope for justice from the BJP government,” Subodh Kant Sahay, a former central minister and a senior Congress leader, said in Dhanbad.

Neeraj Singh’s supporters have called a shutdown in Dhanbad on Thursday.

The Jharkhand government has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident. No arrests have been made yet.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.