A court here today sentenced JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi's son Rocky Yadav and two others to life imprisonment in the murder of class 12 student Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage incident last year. Manorama Devi's husband Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav has also been sententced to 5 years in jail.
They all were convicted by Gaya District Court on August 31. Additional district judge Sachchidanad Singh had passed the order holding Rakesh Kumar Ranjan alias Rocky, his father Bindi Yadav, cousin Teni Yadav and his mothers security guard Rajesh Kumar as guilty under various sections of the IPC.
While Rocky Yadav was found guilty of IPC sections 302 (murder), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 427 (mischief causing damage) and section 27 of the Arms Act, Bindi Yadav has been held guilty under sections 212 (harbouring the offender) and 177 (furnishing false information).
Teni Yadav and Rajesh Kumar were found guilty under sections applicable in the case of Rocky Yadav.
Rocky Yadav had fatally shot at Aditya Sachdeva, son of a Gaya-based businessman, after the latters car overtook his luxury SUV on May 7, 2016. Rocky had fled from the spot after committing the crime and took shelter at his fathers factory at Bodh Gaya from where he was arrested 48 hours later.
His parents too were arrested and charged under different sections of the law.
The police had filed charge sheet against the accused persons a month after the commission of the crime.
Rocky was granted bail by the Patna High Court on October 19 last year, but the state government challenged the order in the Supreme Court, which had on October 27 stayed the order.