Patna, Nov 6 (UNI) A murder case was today filed against Maharahstra Home Minister R R Patil, MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, state Chief Secretary Joseph and five other high profile people before a local court in connection with the killing of Patna-based youth Rahul Raj in an alleged encounter in Mumbai.
The murder case had also been slapped against Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in connection with the same killing before the court of the chief judicial magistrate of Patna R K Singh.
The complainant, Dr Vinay Kumar alias Bihari Bhaiya, a professor of Patna University, had also made Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, State PHED Minister Ashwani Choubey, District magistrate of Patna Jitendra Kumar Sinha and senior police superintendent Amit Kumar accused in the murder case.
Through his complaint petition, Dr Kumar alleged that the body of Rahul Raj was hurriedly disposed off in the state capital on the occasion of Deepawali even without conducting a second post-mortem in the presence of Mr Modi, Mr Choubey, the DM and the SSP.
The Officer In-charge of Vinoba Bhavey Nagar Police station of Mumbai had also been made accused in the case as the killing of Rahul Raj had taken place under his jurisdiction.
According to the complaint, Rahul Raj was killed in a fake encounter by Mumbai police and his body was disposed off hurriedly without conducting second post-mortem under a criminal conspiracy here.
The complainant alleged that the first post-mortem of Rahul Raj, held at J J Hospital in Ghatkopar of Mumbai, was not videographed which was in violation of the Apex courts verdict.
Through his complaint petition, Dr Kumar prayed the court to call for the report from the police commissioner of Mumbai and the officer in-charge of Vinoba Bhave Nagar Police station regarding the case.
The matter would be heard on November 14.
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