Published On : Thu, Jun 2nd, 2016

Journalist Rajdeo’s murder: Shahabuddin aide surrenders

16lead7Siwan: In a major development in Bihar journalist Rajdeo Ranjan’s murder case, key accused Laddan Miyan, a close aide of former RJD MP Shahabuddin, surrendered before court on Thursday.

Rajdeo Ranjan, district bureau head of a leading vernacular newspaper, was shot dead by unidentified men when he was going on his motorcycle near fruit market on station road under town police station area of Siwan on May 13 evening.

Contract killer Laddan Mian, who had been released from jail 15 days before Ranjan’s murder, left Siwan with his family two hours after the crime.

Five persons have already been arrested in connection with the murder of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

Bihar Police ADGP Sunil Kumar had said that the five men were engaged by contract killer Laddan Miyan, known to be close to former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin.