The son of a ruling JD(U) MLC in Bihar was arrested in the early hours on Tuesday on the charge of killing a youth in a road rage incident at Gaya after remaining on the run for two days, a senior police officer said.
Rocky Yadav was arrested at around 3 AM from Bodh Gaya police station area, Senior Superintendent of Police Garima Mallik told PTI.
The JD(U) MLC, Manorama Devi, whom the police had taken to Bela police station last night after questioning her regarding the whereabouts of her son, is with arrested Yadav at Bela police station.
The SSP will hold a press conference later to give details of the police action.
Police claimed that the pistol used in the killing of Aditya Sachdeva has also been recovered from the accused.
Aditya Sachdeva, a class X student, was shot dead allegedly by Rocky Yadav for overtaking his SUV near police lines in Gaya district on Saturday night.
Besides Rocky's father Bindi Yadav, who is an RJD leader, a bodyguard of the MLC was arrested in this connection on Sunday.
While Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had strongly condemned the incident and asserted that nobody could escape from the "long arms of law", opposition BJP claimed that "jungle raj" had returned to the state.
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