Dreaded Gangster Turned Politician RJD MP Released From Jail After 11 Years

The Logical Indian

September 9th, 2016 / 7:38 PM

Source: Times Of India | Image Courtesy: quint

Former RJD MP and Siwan strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin will be walking out of jail after 11 years, as Patna High Court granted him bail in the much-publicised Rajiv Raushan murder case. Rajiv was the prime witness in the brutal and cold-blooded murder of his two brothers: Girish Raj and Satish Raj, who were murdered at Shahabuddin’s native village in Siwan district on August 16, 2004.

On June 16, 2014, Rajiv was shot dead while Shahabuddin was still in jail. Osama, Shahabuddin’s son was accused of killing Rajiv. Later his father Shahabuddin was also made an accused in the murder case as a conspirator.

A single bench of Justice Jitendra Mohan Sharma granted bail to Shahabuddin in Rajiv murder case on Wednesday. The former lawmaker is already on bail in the case related to murder of brothers, Girish Raj and Satish Raj.

“As Shahabuddin has got bail from different courts in all other criminal cases pending against him, he can now walk out of the jail after completing certain formalities,” his counsel Y V Giri told reporters of The Times Of India.

A police officer said, Shahabuddin, who is currently lodged in Bhagalpur central jail, was now being shifted to Siwan district jail. The former MP might reach Siwan by Thursday evening or Friday, he said.

The former MP would have to complete certain legal formalities at Siwan CJM court on the basis of Patna high court’s bail order, and he would be freed to walk out from the jail.

Shahabuddin is in jail since November 2005 after he was rounded-off from his residence in New Delhi by a joint team of Siwan Police and Delhi Police.

Few months back, Bihar Minority Affairs Minister Abdul Ghafoor was seen feasting with murder convict Mohammad Shahbuddin inside the Siwan jail.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Bhim Army

Chandrashekhar Azad Released After Spending 15 Months In Jail, Says “Will Pay Back With Interest In 2019 Elections”

French Politician Marine Le Pen Might Go To Jail For Sharing Extremist Post On Social Media

Head Of Samsung Group Accused Of Corruption Released From Jail After Court Reduces Sentence

After 28 Years Of Mohammad Shahabuddin

After 28 Years Of Judicial Proceedings, RJD Leader Mohammad Shahabuddin Acquitted Of Triple Murder

15-Yr-Old Rape Victim Fears Threat For Herself And Her Family, After Accused RJD MLA Walk Out On Bail

Supreme Court Cancels RJD Leader Shahabuddin's Bail

Supreme Court Cancels Dreaded RJD Leader Shahabuddin’s Bail

Latest on The Logical Indian

Opinion

Subhas Chandra Bose Was A Fervent Critic Of Savarkar, One Of PM Modi’s Biggest Heroes

News

“Made To Undergo Tremendous Mental Pressure”: Three Journalists Detained In Chhattisgarh For 8 Hrs

News

In Last 4 Years, No Of ‘Crorepati’ Taxpayers Increased By Over 60%: IT Dept

News

“How Much Black Money Brought Back From Abroad & Deposited In Account Of Indian Citizens,” CIC To PMO

News

Kerala Nun Rape: Father Who Testified Against Bishop Franco Found Dead

News

Army Acquired Their Land In 1962, Arunachal Villagers Get 38 Crore Compensation After 56 Years

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.