Bahubali RJD MLA Anant Singh gets 10 years in jail in arms recovery case


New Delhi: (*10*)A particular court docket in Patna on Tuesday (June 21) sentenced Bahubali RJD MLA Anant Singh to 10 years imprisonment in the AK-47 recovery case. In 2019, an AK-47 rifle, two hand grenades and 26 stay cartridges had been recovered from Anant Singh`s home in his native village and the MP-MLA court docket on June 14 held him responsible of the offence. Besides Anant Singh, the caretaker of his home Sunil Ram has additionally been awarded 10 years in jail. MP-MLA court docket decide Triloki Dubey has introduced the very best quantum of punishment to the RJD MLA and his caretaker.

His conviction in the case is ready to value him his legislatorship in Bihar Assembly. Anant Singh is at the moment an MLA from the Mokama Assembly constituency in the Patna district.

Sunil Singh, the lawyer of Anant Singh (Defense Lawyer) confirmed the quantum of punishment of 10 years jail time period.

“We will enchantment to the upper court docket to problem the choice of the MP-MLA court docket. If we handle to get a keep from the excessive court docket towards this resolution, Anant Singh`s legislatorship will stay,” Singh mentioned.

This morning, Anant Singh reached MP-MLA court docket situated at Pirbahore space of Patna in a jail ambulance.

On August 16, 2019, a group of Patna police headed by then City SP Lipi Singh raided the home of Anant Singh in his native village Nadwa underneath Barh police station. As per the police concept, the raiding group had seized an AK-47 rifle, 26 stay cartridges, and two hand grenades. While the AK-47 rifle was hidden in a hutment behind a giant field, the hand grenades had been recovered from the adjoining hut.

The police mentioned that AK-47 was evenly wrapped with a plastic bag adopted by layers of carbons to keep away from detection in metallic detectors throughout transportation.

At the time of the raid, Anant Singh was not in Bihar. He fled to Delhi and surrendered earlier than the decrease court docket there. Bihar police took his custody and put him behind the bars of Patna Beur jail. Since then, he has been lodged in Beur jail.

During the three years trial of the case, the prosecution aspect produced 13 witnesses and their statements had been recorded in the court docket. The protection aspect additionally produced 34 witnesses earlier than the court docket.

The listening to of the case was accomplished on June 13 and he was held responsible on June 14.



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