Rocky Yadav, main accused in the murder case (road rage) of Aditya Sachdeva in Gaya, Bihar, was arrested in the wee hours today. Rocky had allegedly shot down Aditya when he overtook Rocky’s car near police lines area in Gaya district, apparently to teach him a lesson. With the pressure mounting up on Police from locals and opposition to arrest main accused, the police succeeded in nabbing Rocky.
Rocky was absconding since the day of murder, while police was trying to connect the dots to reach him. Police finally got his location from her mother, JD (U) MLC Manorama Yadav. Manorama Yadav had since beginning denied having any knowledge of Rocky’s whereabouts, but she summoned to pressure and informed the police about his location. Police arrested Rocky from his father Bindi Yadav’s mixer plant located at Mastpura village in Gaya district.
Rocky was brought to the police station where he admitted committing the crime in his statement, SSP Garima Mallik informed. However, when presented before media, Rocky denied his involvement in the accident. He said “All the allegations are completely baseless, I am innocent. I was not in the city that day.” He said he was in Delhi on that day and only returned when his mother called up. Rocky said he presented himself before police, adding that he will tell everything in the court. On the other hand, when asked, SSP Mallik said it was definitely an arrest.
Rocky Yadav was presented before the court and was sent to 14-day judicial custody late evening.
Additional Director General of Police Sunil Kumar informed that police nabbed Rocky and also seized pistol used in the crime along with 19 cartridges. “So far as police are concerned, we have enough evidence to prove his guilt in the case. We have circumstantial evidence, scientific evidence, weapon and vehicle used in the crime, statements of witnesses under 164 of CrPC,” he added.
Rocky’s father Bindi Yadav and bodyguard Rajesh Kumar were earlier arrested while police was trying to arrest main accused. Police is also trying to nab another accomplice in crime Tany Yadav, who police said was present in the car with Rocky Yadav. Tany Yadav is still absconding.
Earlier in morning, Aditya’s father said “There must be a speedy trial & he (Rocky Yadav) must be hanged so that such incidents do not repeat.” He also said that if Rocky Yadav is sent to jail, he would be freed within 6 months.