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10-year jail term for RJD’s Anant Singh in INSAS rifle case

The MLA-MLC court docket of Patna pronounced a 10-year jail time period for RJD Bahubali chief Anant Kumar Singh in an INSAS rifle, 6 empty magazines and bullet proof jacket case on Thursday.
PATNA: The MLA-MLC court docket of Patna pronounced a 10-year jail time period for RJD Bahubali chief Anant Kumar Singh in an INSAS rifle, 6 empty magazines and bullet proof jacket case on Thursday.

In an investigation of Vinay Yadav alias Putus, the Patna police carried out a raid on the home of Anant Singh in Barh in 2015. Throughout the search operation, the Bihar ATS had discovered 1 INSAS rifle, 6 empty magazines, a bullet proof jacket and a few garments.

The trial of this case was held within the MLA-MLC court docket and he was held responsible of protecting subtle arms and ammunition that are meant just for use by safety forces.

The Beur jail administration produced Anant Singh within the court docket the place the choose pronounced the quantum of punishment of a 10-year jail time period.

Reacting to it, Anant Singh stated: “As I am against the Nitish Kumar government, the court has held me guilty in a case in which I was not involved. The judge has not been transferred for the last 18 months. I did not go to that house where the police claimed that they had recovered the weapons, in the last 15 years. I firmly believe that the police planted the weapons in my house and framed me under the Arms Act.”

“I will challenge the decision in a higher court,” he stated.

Earlier on June 21, The MP-MLA court docket of Patna had sentenced Anant Singh to 10 years in jail within the AK 47 and a couple of grenades restoration case as properly.

The AK 47, 2 hand grenades and 26 reside cartridges had been recovered from the home of Anant Singh in his native village Nadwa in Barh sub-division in 2019 and the MP-MLA court docket on June 14 had held him responsible of the offence. Apart from Anant Singh, the caretaker of his home Sunil Ram was additionally sentenced to 10 years in jail.

After this sentencing, his membership of the Bihar Vidhan Sabha can be canceled and a bypoll can be held. Anant Singh is at present the MLA from Mokama meeting constituency in Patna district.

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