Janata Dal (United) chief and Bihar minister Ramsewak Singh has been booked for Bajrang Dal functionary Jai Bahadur Singh’s homicide within the state’s Mirganj space on Friday.
The case was registered on the idea of a grievance by Jai Bahadur Singh’s grandson, Dhirendra Singh, beneath the Indian Penal Code’s Part 120 B (conspiracy), 302 (homicide) towards the minister.
Mirganj station home officer Shashi Ranjan mentioned the complainant has accused the minister of conspiracy to homicide his grandfather when he opposed his marketing campaign to vote for the ruling get together.
Two assailants on a bike shot lifeless the functionary. His household and supporters ransacked a hospital, broken a police car, and blocked vehicular site visitors for over six hours in protest towards the killing.
Gopalganj police superintendent Manoj Tiwari rushed to the scene with reinforcements, pacified the mob, and despatched the physique for autopsy.
Ramsewak Singh mentioned he knew Jai Bahadur Singh however denied his involvement in his homicide. “My identify has been wrongly dragged within the case on account of strain techniques by [opposition] RJD [Rashtriya Janata Dal].”
Tiwari mentioned that Jai Bahadur Singh’s grandson has named the minister and 5 others in his grievance. “All elements like extortion, land dispute are being investigated.”