Patna HC grants bail to Shahabuddin

Patna: Patna High Court on Thursday granted bail to former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin, serving life imprisonment for murder of a CPI-ML worker, in connection with a shootout case in which one person was killed in 1998.

Justice Sheema Ali Khan allowed Shahabuddin's application for bail after hearing his counsel Shakeel Ahmed Khan and the counsel for the state.

Shahabuddin was named in the case relating to a shootout at a petrol pump in which one Yogendra Pandey was killed in Siwan district on July 13, 1998.