Siwan: Ago RJD lawmaker Mohammad Shahabuddin and three other accused were today held criminal by a special court in bond with the murder case of two brothers 11 years ago in Siwan district of Bihar.
Extra District Judge (ADJ) Ajay Kumar Srivastava passed the order pronouncing Shahabuddin, Rajkumar Sah, Sheikh Aslam and Arif Hussain criminal of charges under sections 302 (murder), 364A (kidnapping for ransom, etc), 201 (causing disappearance of witness of offence, or giving false information to screen offender) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.
The quantum of punishment will be clear on December 11 next.
According to the prosecution, three sons of one Chandrashekhar Prasad were abducted from their house at Goshala road by Rajkumar Sah, Sheikh Aslam and Arif Hussain on August 16, 2004 and receive to Pratappur village where acid was poured on Girish and Satish issue in their death. One of the sons, Rajeev Raushan, managed to escape.
The bodies of the two brothers can not be defensive.
The victims’ mother Kalawati Devi had lodged an FIR charging Shahabuddin’s three henchmen with the murder of her sons.
The former RJD MP’s name had cropped up during probe and he too was made an respondent for hatching conspiracy for kidnapping of the three siblings.
The lone surviving brother appeared before the judge as an eyewitness in the case, but was after murdered by unidentified raider on June 16 last year.
Shahabuddin is lodged in the Siwan central jail for the past several years in bond with several cases against him.