A JD(U) party legislator’s son allegedly shot dead a class 12 student in Bihar’s Gaya town for overtaking his car, police said on Sunday.
Aditya Sachdeva, son of a businessman, was allegedly shot dead on late Saturday night by Rocky Yadav, son of JD(U) MLC Manorma Devi and Bindi Yadav.
After a protest in Gaya over Aditya’s killing, police have detained Bindi Yadav for interrogation, a district police official said.
According to police, preliliminary investigation suggested that in a fit of rage, Rocky killed Aditya after a heated arguement for not giving side to his new Land Rover car.
Police have also recovered Rocky’s car from his parents’ house.
The friend of deceased alleged that his friend died after being assaulted and later shot by some unknown persons, one of them was in a ‘commando’ uniform.
“They assaulted my friends, fired shots because of which my friend died, ” said Aayush, a friend of the person who was shot dead.
“We tried overtaking their car, but they started firing shots in the air. One of them was wearing a commando dress,”added Ayush.
Bindi Yadav, whose son is accused of killing the youth, defended his son and said that whole incident was just an accident.
“My son was driving the car and those four persons in other car were drunk. They started overtaking his car, stopped my son on the way. They then pulled him out of the car and started beating him. During scuffle,my son took out his licensed pistol in defence, by mistake it happened (killing of youth),” said Bindi Yadav.
Meanwhile, JD(U) has also assured appropriate action against accused.
“Anyone taking law in their hands will not be spared,such people can’t be protected,” said Ali Anwar, of JDU.