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Siwan jail raided, CBI seeks details of Shahabuddin's meeting with minister

Earlier, jailed RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin had created yet another controversy with his purported selfie showing his changed look inside Siwan prison going viral on the social media.


By   |  Updated On : January 10, 2017 02:21 PM
Former RJD MP Mohd Shahabuddin - File Photo

Former RJD MP Mohd Shahabuddin - File Photo

New Delhi :  

Probing into journalist Rajdev Ranjan’s murder case, CBI has asked Superintendent of Siwan Jail to give details about the meeting happened between Mohd Shahabuddin and Bihar Minority Affairs minister Abdul Gaffur.

Although no official confirmation has come up about the orders on the meeting which took place on March 3, 2016.

According to sources, CBI wants to know that why the minister met Shahabuddin and were all the jail manuals were followed during the meeting.

Also CBI wants to know that how long the meeting lasted. Notably the pictures of the meeting had went viral after which then Jail Superintendent Radhe Shyam Suman was suspended.

Earlier, jailed RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin had created yet another controversy with his purported selfie showing his changed look inside Siwan prison going viral on the social media.

In the wake of the controversy, the Siwan district administration has conducted raids inside the jail.

Officer in-charge of Muffasil police station Vinay Pratap Singh had confirmed the raids inside Siwan jail and said three mobile phones, four sim cards and two mobile batterieswere seized.

He, however, did not divulge if anything was seized from the cell of the controversial RJD leader.

Siwan jail officials denied that a selfie was clicked by Shahabuddin and said some “well-wisher” who might have come to meet him could have taken the photo and posted it on the social media.

Shahabuddin, a four-time RJD MP from Siwan, is currently lodged in Siwan jail after the Supreme Court cancelled his bail granted by the Patna High Court in connection with the killing of the prime witness in the murder of two brothers by pouring acid on them.

According to jail officials, Shahabuddin is also been able to put up good health. Doctors say that his blood count has really gone low. Medical teams have taken him for tests and he is under constant surveillance. 

Notorious and known for muscle-flexing, Shahabuddin is facing over 36 cases, including of murder and kidnapping.

First Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 02:16 PM

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