Purnea SP Vishal Sharma stated that an FIR lodged towards six individuals together with RJD chief Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and his brother Tej Pratap Yadav in reference to the homicide.
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An FIR was registered towards RJD leaders Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav and 4 others in reference to the homicide of Dalit chief Shakti Malik in Purnea district of poll-bound Bihar on Sunday, police stated. After the killing, a video wherein Malik accused Tejashwi Prasad Yadav of in search of Rs 50 lakh as donation to offer him occasion ticket to contest the ballot from Raniganj seat and threatening to get rid of him if he continues together with his good work within the constituency, went viral.
Superintendent of Police of Purnea Vishal Sharma stated that an FIR lodged towards six individuals together with RJD chief Tejashwi Prasad Yadav and his brother Tej Pratap Yadav in reference to the homicide. Three bike-borne males entered Malik’s home in Purnea this morning when he was sleeping, and shot him within the head killing him on the spot.
The ruling JD(U) claimed that Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has uncovered his true colors earlier than the nation. Repeated efforts to achieve senior RJD leaders for the his response have been unsuccessful. Police stated that three bike-borne males entered the home of Shakti Malik in Purnea within the morning and shot him within the head whereas he was sleeping, killing him on the spot, and fled.
A rustic-made pistol and an empty cartridge have been discovered from the spot, Ok Haat police station Station House Officer Sunil Kumar Mandal stated. Superintendent of Police Vishal Sharma and Sadar Sub-Divisional Police Officer Anand Pandey visited the spot.
In the video that went viral, Malik claimed that he, together with the RJD’s SC/ST cell state unit president, met Tejashwi Prasad Yadav in Patna the place the RJD chief sought Rs50 lakh as donation to offer him occasion ticket to contest Raniganj meeting constituency. According to the video, when Malik stated that he would let him know of his choice later, Tejashwi made a casteist comment towards him and threatened to get rid of him.
It was not instantly clear when Malik made this assertion to a Purnea based mostly tv channel. The deceased’s spouse additionally alleged that there’s apolitical conspiracy behind her husband’s killing and named a number of leaders who may very well be concerned in it.
JD(U) spokesman Rajiv Ranjan Prasad claimed that Malikwas was a Mahadalit and his members of the family’ statements corroborate the allegations levelled by him. “We have been raising the issue of dynastic politics, corruption, Tejashwi’s inexperience especially in dealing with alliance politics but the latest allegations has completely exposed him,” Prasad advised reporters.
Allegations that RJD leaders distribute occasion tickets after taking cash or land will not be new, he alleged. Prasad additionally alleged that Tejashwi’s “concern” for Dalits was uncovered when former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi needed to go away the Grand Alliance after the RJD leaderships shabby remedy meted out to him.