Bihar Road rage: Nitish Kumar assures strict action on Aditya's murder

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Patna, May 9: Two days after a 19-year-old was killed by Rocky Kumar Yadav, son of JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi, for overtaking his car near Bodh Gaya Police Station in Bihar, party spokesperson Neeraj Kumar said Bindeswari Yadav alias Bindi Yadav, the MLC's husband, and his bodyguard Rajesh Kumar had been arrested and hunt was on for Rocky.

Speaking to Oneindia on Monday (May 9), Kumar said: "The government will take all steps to catch hold the culprit. The victim's family is financially well-off and wants the culprit to be arrested. Till now, the police have raided several places and found 70 rounds of ammunition and a carbine found in the MLC's residence in connection with the murder case of Sachdeva." the victim was identified as Aditya Sachdeva.

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According to a police complaint, Rocky Yadav murdered Sachdeva to teach him lesson for 'overtaking' the car. The DIG also said Sachdeva was taken to Anugrah Narayan Medical College and Hospital where he was declared brought dead.['JDU MLC's son is not above law' says JDU spokesperson on killing of youth in Gaya]

Meanwhile, on Monday, the BJP took out a protest against the incident and some supporters led by Anil Swami, president of the party's Gaya district unit, blocked a major road and raised slogans against the police to arrest the prime accused.

When asked about the BJP's allegation that "jungle raj" is back in Bihar, Neeraj Kumar hit out at the BJP, saying: "It's a habbit of BJP to blame the ruling party and say "jungle raj is back". In the past, we have acted in the murder of BJP leaders by arresting the main culprit. We will also fight for justice now."

Kumar, who assured Aditya's family, said: "It's a great loss for the family. As of now, the police are investigating the case. Nobody is above the law and very soon, the culprit will be arrested."

Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in a press meet that nobody can take law in their own hands. "Strict action is being taken," he said.

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