Patna, Feb. 26 -- The Bihar government is on the backfoot after an encounter with the liquor mafia in Sitamarhi district on Wednesday claimed the life of a sub-inspector while a guard sustained grievous injuries.

Leader of Opposition and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav raised this incident in the Vidhan Sabha on Thursday. He said that the law and order situation in Bihar is in a bad shape. This is the reason why police officers are getting killed in broad daylight.

"Transfers and postings would be done for only those police officers who used to give "RCP tax" (Bribe) to top bosses in the Nitish Kumar government," Tejashwi said.

The encounter took place in Sitamarhi's Kunwari village under Majorganj police station on Wednesday afternoon when a ...