BSP man arrested for murder

The police on Wednesday arrested Bahujan Samajwadi Party candidate from Jamui (reserved) Arjun Ravidas in connection with a Naxal attack which killed 10 policemen in February.....

Written by Express News Service | Patna | Published:March 26, 2009 1:10 am

The police on Wednesday arrested Bahujan Samajwadi Party candidate from Jamui (reserved) Arjun Ravidas in connection with a Naxal attack which killed 10 policemen in February.

Ravidas was sent to Nawada jail after his arrest . He faces murder and attempt to murder charges.

“Since Ravidas was named an accused,we had been looking for him. After the BSP declared him a candidate from Jamui seat,we were expecting him to come to the town to meet voters,” said Jamui Superintendent of Police Vinay Kumar.

Ten policemen including Kaukol Police Station Sub-Inspector Rameshwar Ram were killed in the attack at Mohaniatand village on February 9.

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