The most important accused within the homicide case of former mayor of Bihar’s Katihar was arrested from Siliguri in West Bengal, the police stated on Monday.
Shivraj Paswan (45) was shot useless by motorcycle-borne attackers close to Santoshi Mandir Chowk in Katihar on Thursday evening when he was returning residence from work. He was in the true property enterprise.
During investigation, it was discovered that the primary accused, Saket Suvam, was hiding in Siliguri in north Bengal, the police stated.
In a joint operation with the Siliguri Metropolitan Police, the Katihar Police arrested Suvam from a relative’s home within the metropolis’s Milan Pally space on Sunday, they stated.
There are a number of legal instances towards him, the police stated.
He was produced at a court docket and brought to Bihar on transit remand, they stated.
So far, six individuals have been arrested in reference to the homicide of Paswan, they added.
Paswan was elected to the mayor’s publish unopposed in March after it fell vacant as his predecessor Vijay Singh received the meeting polls from the Barari constituency.
Paswan had held the publish until the tenure of the board led to June.
Fresh elections for city native our bodies have been deferred in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. The day-to-day affairs of the municipal company are actually being run by an administrator.
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