Patna: A day after JD(U) suspended her from the party, an arrest warrant was issued against MLC Manorama Devi whose son Rocky Yadav was arrested in connection with the killing of a Gaya youth in an incident of road rage.
The arrest warrant was issued following the recovery of liquor from her Gaya house during a raid to nab her fugitive son – Rocky later surrendered to the police. Bihar has strict prohibition laws after the state went dry from April 1.
The excise department and Bihar Police have also sealed Manorama Devi's house from where 18 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor.
Manorama Devi is the wife of Bindi Yadav, a RJD strongman from Gaya who is now in jail custody in connection with the road rage.
Aditya Sachdeva was shot dead allegedly by Rocky for overtaking his vehicle in Gaya on Saturday last.
Pressure was mounting on the state government to take action against Manorama Devi after police caught her son Rocky Yadav, who had been absconding since the incident, in the early hours of today for the murder of Sachdeva.
Manorama Devi had joined JD(U) in June last year and was made a MLC. She was RJD member of state legislative council from 2003 to 2009 and shot into limelight after becoming chief of Mohanpur block in 2001.
Rocky Yadav has been remanded to judicial custody for 14 days by a Gaya court during the day and sent to the Central Jail there.