Patna: Suspended Janata Dal United (JDU) MLC Manorama Devi, whose son Rakesh Ranjan Yadav alias Rocky Yadav is the main accused in the killing a youngster in the Gaya road rage case, filed an anticipatory bail petition in a local court on Friday.
Devi had been absconding after being booked under the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Act, 2016 for allegedly storing liquor bottles in her house despite prohibition in Bihar. She is also accused the charge of harbouring her son Rocky who has been arrested for the killing of class 12 student Aditya Sachdeva on Saturday night.
The JDU suspended Devi from the party on Tuesday, just hours after the arrest of her son. The 24-year-old Rocky, who was arrested by the police early on Tuesday morning from his father’s mixer plant after he was absconding for three days, was sent to judicial custody for two weeks by a Gaya court.
Her husband Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav alias Bindi Yadav and bodyguard, who was with her son when the road rage case took place, are already under police custody.