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Rupam remanded to judicial custody in BJP MLA murder case

A CBI court on Monday extended the judicial remand of Rupam Pathak accused of stabbing to death BJP MLA of Purnia Raj Kishore Kesari till April 14.



Patna: A CBI court on Monday extended the
judicial remand of Rupam Pathak accused of stabbing to death
BJP MLA of Purnia Raj Kishore Kesari till April 14.

CBI Special Magistrate Krishna Kumar ordered her to be
lodged in the high-security Beur jail after she was produced
before him this morning.

The court also remanded Navlesh Pathak, a journalist also
arrested in connection with the case, to judicial custody by
another 10 days.

CBI had on April 2 filed a charge sheet against Rupam
Pathak in the court under Section 304 (culpable homicide not
amounting to murder).

CBI sources said further investigation into the case
would continue.

Pathak had stabbed to death Kesari at his house at
Purnia on January 4, 2011. His supporters caught her and beat
her mercilessly before handing her over to the police.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on January 8 recommended a
CBI probe into the case following a written request by Deputy
Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi.

PTI

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