GAYA, Bihar -- In yet another shocking case of road rage, JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi's son Rocky Kumar Yadav shot dead a teenager late Saturday night. Reportedly, Rocky lost his cool after the victim's car overtook him.
Following the incident, Rocky's father and Manorama's husband Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav alias Bindi Yadav and her security guard Rajesh Kumar were today arrested in connection with the incident.
JDU MLC Manorama Devi's husband Bindi Yadav, who was being questioned since morning, arrested by Police in connection with killing of youth— ANI (@ANI_news) May 8, 2016
Bodyguard of JDU MLC Manorama Devi, whose son shot dead a youth in Bihar's Gaya last night, has been arrested by Police.— ANI (@ANI_news) May 8, 2016
The police added that 70 rounds of ammunition and a carbine was found in her residence in connection with the murder.
Aditya Sachdeva, the victim, was reportedly returning home after celebrating his birthday, when he overtook Rocky's car.
"There was no enmity or friendship with the youth who died. Both of the sides were returning from Bodh Gaya. All five of them (the victim and his friends) were under the influence of alcohol," Bindi said.
"Madam's (Manorama Devi's) bodyguard was with my son. They overtook the car and stopped him. My son was driving the car. Four, five of them pulled him out the car and started beating him," Bindi told ANI.
"The bodyguard came out of the car. During the scuffle, my son (Rocky) took out his licensed pistol in defence. It (the killing) happened by mistake," he added.
PTI reported that the JD(U) MLC, however, has denied her son's role in the murder of Sachdeva and said Rocky Kumar Yadav was innocent.
MLC Manorama Devi's husband Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav had in past been arrested, and a banned weapon was found on his person in 2011.
He had also been jailed in a sedition case.
During scuffle,my son took out his licensed pistol in defence, by mistake it happened(killing of youth): Bindi Yadav pic.twitter.com/76xAOwx1Zq— ANI (@ANI_news) May 8, 2016
A police official confirmed the death saying Aditya Sachdeva was returning home and he was shot dead.
Aditya's friend Aayush, who was with him when this incident happened, said they tried overtaking their car, but the other side started firing shots in the air.
"One of them was wearing a commando dress. They assaulted my friends and fired shots because of which my friend died," he added.
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