Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Tejashwi Yadav has written a letter to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, requesting him to advocate a CBI probe into the homicide case of former get together chief Shakti Malik. He additionally dared Nitish Kumar to arrest and grill him earlier than submitting nomination for the Meeting elections.
“You’ll be able to arrest me earlier than the submitting of nomination and name me for questioning,” he wrote.
Malik, 37, was shot lifeless at his Punia dwelling on Sunday by unidentified assailants. Based on the police, three bike-borne males barged into Malik’s dwelling within the morning and killed him whereas he was sleeping. Following Malik’s killing, a video was surfaced whereby Malik accused Tejashwi of demanding Rs 50 lakh in lieu of a ticket from the Raniganj seat.
RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav writes to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar requesting him to advocate CBI inquiry to probe the homicide case of ex-RJD state secretary Shakti Malik, in Purnia. His letter additionally reads, “You’ll be able to arrest me earlier than the submitting of nomination and name me for questioning.” pic.twitter.com/u0JcjDyM1J
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Each Tejashwi and his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav have been named in a case in reference to the homicide. The ruling JD(U) is since then vocal towards Tejashwi, saying Lalu’s son had uncovered his true colors.
The RJD has, nonetheless, alleged that naming Tejashwi and Tej Pratap within the case is a celebration of a political conspiracy being hatched by the ruling alliance within the state to achieve political mileage forward of the Meeting elections later this month.
“Naming the chief of the opposition and his elder brother in a homicide case in these circumstances is a part of a political conspiracy,” senior RJD chief Shivanand Tiwari had stated.
Bihar will go to polls in three-phase between October 28 and November 7. Outcomes might be declared on November 10.