Patna, May 10: On Tuesday (May 10) morning, Twitter community demanded justice for teenager Aditya Sachdeva, who was killed in the temple town of Gaya in Bihar on Saturday (May 7) evening. The victim was allegedly shot dead by Rocky Yadav, son of JD (U) MLC Manorama Devi and Bindi Yadav, for overtaking his car in Gaya.
Two of the top Twitter trends on Tuesday morning were #JusticeForAditya and Rocky Yadav.
"It takes media to pressurise the insensitive netas to arrest a criminal. Sadly their kids are safe. #JusticeForAditya #JungleRaajInBihar," tweets filmmaker Ashok Pandit (@ashokepandit).
"Rocky is arrested. Hope he gets the most brutal punishment by the judiciary of India. Let us stay united for justice. #JusticeForAditya," tweets Spoorti Sadarjoshi (@spoorti14).
If on one hand Bihar's ruling parties JD (U) and RJD were criticised for their delayed action in arresting Rocky by the Twitter community, few tweets also lauded the police for finally arresting the accused.
"Rocky arrested.. Well done #Bihar #Police #JusticeForAditya," tweets Mirchi Umang (@RJUmang).
After remaining absconding for two days, Rocky was arrested early on Tuesday, police said. The incident has sent shock waves across the country.
Under the Twitter trend, Rocky Yadav, few Twitterati wanted Rocky to be hanged.
"Hang Rocky Yadav, for killing an innocent boy of mere 19, the only punishment he deserves," tweets soni shalini (@soshalii).
Gaya senior superintendent of police Garima Malik confirmed to media the arrest. "He has been arrested, we will let you know more details soon."
The 30-year-old was absconding after the incident, was arrested from Bodh Gaya, about 15 km from Gaya.