Police had later found his alleged involvement in the crime and approached the lower court to remand him to judicial custody early this year.
Md Shahabuddin, who is facing 40 criminal cases including that of murder, had been charged with act of treason, Arms Act, theft, Wildlife Act, possessing appliances used by the army and for keeping Pakistani-made fire arms and cartridges.
Meanwhile, Shahabuddin facing life imprisonment in another case related to kidnapping-cum-murder of a CPI-ML (L) worker would, however, remain in judicial custody. He is currently lodged in Siwan jail.
With inputs fom PTI