Patna: Seeking a CBI enquiry into the
recent murder of BJP MLA Raj Kishore Keshari, a petition was Monday filed in the Patna High Court by the mother of Rupam Pathak who had allegedly stabbed the legislator to death on
January four last.
In her petition, Kumud Mishra also urged the court to
bring into CBI probe ambit the case in which Pathak had
charged the slain MLA and his associate Bipin Rai with raping
her before the murder.
Mishra prayed to the court that only the CBI could
investigate impartially and thoroughly as some powerful
people, including politicians, were trying to influence the
investigation being carried out by the Bihar police.
The court was urged to issue direction for a CBI
enquiry into the complaints lodged at Kajanchihat police
station in Purnia district by Pathak on May 28, 2010 under
section 376 of the IPC against Keshari and Rai as well as the
murder case lodged against Pathak on January 4, 2011, it said.
Pathak`s mother further urged the high court to
direct the Bihar police to lodge a case against those persons
responsible for assaulting Pathak after the death of the MLA
on January 4 last.
Mishra also prayed that the respondents be directed to
unlock Pathak`s house and permit the family members to use the
The DGP, Bihar police, CBI Director and SP, Purnia,
were made respondents to the petition.