RTI Activist and whistleblower murdered in Bihar
A RTI activist and whistleblower has been allegedly murdered in Lakhisarai, Bihar. Shri Ram Vilas Singh was alleged to have been shot at by unidentified assailants at 9 A.M. on 8th December at a place called Bavangavan village. He is said to have filed several RTI applications to unearth corruption and misuse in the spending of development funds in Amhara gram panchayat. He is said to have unearthed corruption in the construction of check dams, appointment of Anganwadi workers and also hoarding and blackmarketing of commodities.