Gaya: With a class 12 student being shot dead by a Janata Dal (United) MLC's son in a road rage case late last night, the Bihar Police on Sunday arrested the accused youth's father on charges of 'criminal conspiracy and harbouring the accused'.
"We have arrested two persons, Bindi Yadav and a bodyguard Allegation against Bindi Yadav is of criminal conspiracy and harbouring the accused," SSP Gaya Garima Malik told ANI.
Bindi was detained earlier in the day while the police had arrested the bodyguard.
Aditya Sachdeva, the victim, was returning home after celebrating his birthday when he overtook Rocky's car.
A scuffle broke out between the two sides when Rocky shot Aditya dead.
Talking to ANI earlier, Bindi Yadav defended his son and alleged that his son was assaulted by those sitting in the victim's car.
"My son was driving the car and those four persons in the other car were drunk. They overtook his car and stopped my son on the way. They then pulled him out of the car and started beating him," said Yadav.
"During the scuffle, my son took out his licensed pistol in defence and by mistake it happened," he added.
Yadav further said the law will take its own course in this matter, adding he has immense faith and respect for the judiciary.
Meanwhile, the Janata Dal (United) has assured appropriate action against the accused.
"Anyone taking law in their hands will not be spared.such people can't be protected," JD (U) leader Ali Anwar told ANI.