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Ex-minister Anosh Ekka arrested on murder charge

Former minister and Jharkhand Party candidate from Kolibera Assembly constituency Anosh Ekka has been arrested in connection with a murder case, a senior police official said here on Friday.



Simdega: Former minister and Jharkhand Party candidate from Kolibera Assembly constituency Anosh Ekka has been arrested in connection with a murder case, a senior police official said here on Friday.

Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ranjan said that Ekka was arrested from his Simdega residence yesterday and sent to judicial custody by a local court.

Ekka is accused of conniving with an extremist group for eliminating a para-teacher, whose body was found at Kolibera of the district yesterday.

After the family of the para-teacher filed a complaint, Ekka was charged with various IPC sections, including 302 (murder) and 120B (criminal conspiracy), according to police sources.

A sitting MLA and out on bail in connection with corruption charges, Ekka is contesting from Kolibera constituency.

His wife, Menon Ekka, is contesting from Simdega from the same party. 

From Zee News

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