Ranchi: Senior Congress MLA Sawna Lakra on Tuesday surrendered before a Jharkhand local court after a
warrant was issued against him in a murder case.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Sitaram Prasad ordered 14
days` judicial remand for Lakra, against whom an arrest
warrant had been issued on May 9. He was at large after an FIR
was lodged against him on May 3.
The FIR was filed against Lakra with the Namkum police
station here after the father of a youth, Avinash Tiwari,
charged the legislator with abduction and murder of his son.
The bullet-riddled body of Avinash was found on April
27 at Lodhma in Khunti district, about 30 km from here.
The bodyguard, who was also named in the FIR, had
earlier surrendered before the court.
Lakra represents Khijri Assembly constituency in
Police is investigating the reports about Avinash
having an affair with the niece of Lakra.