Gaya: Rakesh Ranjan Yadav alias Rocky Yadav, son of Bihar's JD(U) MLC Manorma Devi, was arrested in the wee hours on Tuesday for allegedly shooting dead a 20-year-old youth for overtaking his vehicle.
As per a media report, Manorma Devi finally cracked and led them to her son in the wee hours after being pressured by the Gaya police.
According to The Times of India, Yadav was hiding out in Mastpura village at his father Bindi Yadav's dairy farm.
The report said that the Special Investigation Team members led by City SP Awakash Kumar raided the AP Colony residence of the MLC.
They reportedly recovered many bottles of foreign liquor, among other things.
The Daily said that the police had made it clear to Manorma Devi that they had been given a free hand by the government.
At the same time, the Daily quoted police sources as saying that the MLC initially feigned ignorance about the whereabouts of her son but the cops told her that if not Rocky then it would have to be her.
The also pointed out to her that there was enough evidence of her harbouring a criminal (her son) and concealing evidence.
The JD(U) MLC yielded and got into a black Santro a little after two am on Tuesday and the cops, who left her house earlier, met her midway, as per the report.
Manorma Devi lead them to Mastpura village from where Rocky was arrested.
Meanwhile, the Bihar police today said that Rocky will be subjected to a speedy trial.
"SSP Gaya has been directed to conduct a speedy trial in the case. The investigation is still on and it will be completed within three weeks and charge-sheet will be filed within a month," Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Sunil Kumar told reporters, as per PTI.
Aditya Sachdeva was shot dead allegedly by Rocky for overtaking his vehicle near the police lines in Gaya district on Saturday night.
(With Agency inputs)