Dhanbad ex-Deputy Mayor’s murder: BJP lawmaker surrenders

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Ranchi, April 11 (IANS) BJP legislator Sanjiv Singh surrendered to police on Tuesday in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand after an arrest warrant was issued against him, the police said.

The Dhanbad police on Tuesday procured an arrest warrant against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Sanjiv Singh in connection with the murder of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation’s former Deputy Mayor Neeraj Singh.

Neeraj Singh was killed along with two others when he was returning home in his vehicle on March 20.

The killers had fired indiscriminately on Neeraj Singh’s vehicle and pumped more than 20 bullets in his body.

Six persons, including four close associates of the BJP legislator, were arrested.

The Jharkhand government has constituted a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe the murder.

–IANS

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