You are here: Home » News-ANI » National

Journalist murder case: Lalu's son downplays SC notice, corners BJP

Rashtriya (RJD) supremo Yadav's son and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday attempted to downplay the Supreme notice in connection with the of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan and cornered the (BJP).

Yadav said that notice should also be served to the leaders, who are in the same frame with the accused, in this case.

"So many people take pictures with me, we don't know everyone. Do we? They don't have it written on their faces," he said.

Earlier in the day, the apex directed the to proceed with the investigation in the slain journalist's case and directed the Police to provide protection to his family.

An apex bench headed by Justice also issued notices and sought response from Tej Pratap, RJD strongman and the Government on the plea of Ranjan's wife seeking transfer of the case from Siwan in to Delhi.

The apex directed the to file a status report of its investigation on October 17, which is the next date of hearing.

The journalist's wife Asha had moved the Supreme seeking transfer of probe and trial in the case to alleging that media reports had shown two absconding killers of her husband in the company of recently-released RJD leader and the Health Minister.

The scribe, working with a vernacular daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some sharp- shooters allegedly at the instance of Shahabuddin.

Kislay Pandey, the lawyer appearing for the petitioner, said the apex was made aware of the politico-criminal nexus working in Bihar.

"The Supreme has directed the law enforcement authorities to ensure the safety and security of Ranjan's family. The hasn't conducted the investigation as yet. The has taken cognizance," he told the media.

Five shots were fired at the bureau chief of the Hindi daily Hindustan from extremely close range near Siwan's railway station.

Ranjan, a journalist with over 20 years of experience, was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22
Business Standard

Journalist murder case: Lalu's son downplays SC notice, corners BJP

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Rashtriya (RJD) supremo Yadav's son and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday attempted to downplay the Supreme notice in connection with the of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan and cornered the (BJP).

Yadav said that notice should also be served to the leaders, who are in the same frame with the accused, in this case.

"So many people take pictures with me, we don't know everyone. Do we? They don't have it written on their faces," he said.

Earlier in the day, the apex directed the to proceed with the investigation in the slain journalist's case and directed the Police to provide protection to his family.

An apex bench headed by Justice also issued notices and sought response from Tej Pratap, RJD strongman and the Government on the plea of Ranjan's wife seeking transfer of the case from Siwan in to Delhi.

The apex directed the to file a status report of its investigation on October 17, which is the next date of hearing.

The journalist's wife Asha had moved the Supreme seeking transfer of probe and trial in the case to alleging that media reports had shown two absconding killers of her husband in the company of recently-released RJD leader and the Health Minister.

The scribe, working with a vernacular daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some sharp- shooters allegedly at the instance of Shahabuddin.

Kislay Pandey, the lawyer appearing for the petitioner, said the apex was made aware of the politico-criminal nexus working in Bihar.

"The Supreme has directed the law enforcement authorities to ensure the safety and security of Ranjan's family. The hasn't conducted the investigation as yet. The has taken cognizance," he told the media.

Five shots were fired at the bureau chief of the Hindi daily Hindustan from extremely close range near Siwan's railway station.

Ranjan, a journalist with over 20 years of experience, was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Journalist murder case: Lalu's son downplays SC notice, corners BJP

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday attempted to downplay the Supreme Court notice in connection with the murder of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan and cornered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Yadav said that notice should also be served to the BJP leaders, who are in the same frame with the accused, in this case."So many people take pictures with me, we don't know everyone. Do we? They don't have it written on their faces," he said.Earlier in the day, the apex court directed the CBI to proceed with the investigation in the slain journalist's murder case and directed the Bihar Police to provide protection to his family.An apex court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also issued notices and sought response from Tej Pratap, RJD strongman Shahabuddin and the Bihar Government on the plea of Ranjan's wife seeking transfer of the case from Siwan in Bihar to Delhi.The apex court directed the CBI to file a status ...

Rashtriya (RJD) supremo Yadav's son and Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday attempted to downplay the Supreme notice in connection with the of Siwan journalist Rajdeo Ranjan and cornered the (BJP).

Yadav said that notice should also be served to the leaders, who are in the same frame with the accused, in this case.

"So many people take pictures with me, we don't know everyone. Do we? They don't have it written on their faces," he said.

Earlier in the day, the apex directed the to proceed with the investigation in the slain journalist's case and directed the Police to provide protection to his family.

An apex bench headed by Justice also issued notices and sought response from Tej Pratap, RJD strongman and the Government on the plea of Ranjan's wife seeking transfer of the case from Siwan in to Delhi.

The apex directed the to file a status report of its investigation on October 17, which is the next date of hearing.

The journalist's wife Asha had moved the Supreme seeking transfer of probe and trial in the case to alleging that media reports had shown two absconding killers of her husband in the company of recently-released RJD leader and the Health Minister.

The scribe, working with a vernacular daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some sharp- shooters allegedly at the instance of Shahabuddin.

Kislay Pandey, the lawyer appearing for the petitioner, said the apex was made aware of the politico-criminal nexus working in Bihar.

"The Supreme has directed the law enforcement authorities to ensure the safety and security of Ranjan's family. The hasn't conducted the investigation as yet. The has taken cognizance," he told the media.

Five shots were fired at the bureau chief of the Hindi daily Hindustan from extremely close range near Siwan's railway station.

Ranjan, a journalist with over 20 years of experience, was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard