New Delhi: Shyam Babu, a witness in the murder case of former MP Shahabuddin’s nephew Yusuf,  has been shot dead in Siwan by bike-borne assailants.Also Read - Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin Dies of COVID, Nitish Kumar Expresses Grief

Mohammad Yusuf was shot dead on February 1 and his body dumped near a mosque. He was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced brought dead. Also Read - 'Ke Ghar Kab Aaoge': People in Bihar Quarantine Centre Dance to ‘Sandese Aate Hai’ To Keep Their Spirits High | Watch Viral Video

Superintendent of Police (SP) Naveen Chandra Jha had said that Yusuf was shot in the chest. Also Read - Coronavirus: 60 Confirmed Cases in Bihar. Over 20 From a Single Family in Siwan

Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin was elected as an MP from Siwan four times. Yusuf’s murder came after a Bihar court framed charges against Shahabuddin and seven others in connection to the murder case of journalist Rajdev Ranjan.