Supermodel Mona Rai, who was shot on October 12, died of her injuries at a private hospital in Patna on Sunday morning, police said.
Two assailants shot two bikes at her while she was on the motorbike at her home in Ram Nagar. She had gone to attend the Durga Puja celebrations with her 12-year-old daughter. While Mona sustained injuries in the hip area, her daughter miraculously escaped after having already entered the house.
Mona was admitted to Advit Hospital in Rajiv Nagar.
Confirmation of Mona’s death was confirmed by Nishant Kumar, chief of Rajiv Nagar Police Department, and said the body had been sent for autopsy.
The victim was shot. She had previously given a statement to the police. We support her statements, details of the call and CCTV footage available to communicate with the accused.”
Sources said it was a “political murder” and that she was linked to senior politicians in Bihar.
Mona worked under the supervision of famous director Nitish Chandra on his show “Miss & Mrs Global Bihar session 7”.