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Rajdev Ranjan murder case: Charges framed against Shahabuddin, six others

Ranjan, the Siwan town bureau chief for a Hindi daily Hindustan was shot dead in July 2016 at Phal Mandi near the town station. Two bullets had pierced through Ranjan- one on the forehead and the other on the neck.

Probe concluded in scribe's murder case: CBI tells Supreme Court, files chargesheet

The apex court had earlier issued notices to Shahabuddin, Yadav and Bihar government on the plea of Ranjan's wife seeking transfer of the case from Siwan in Bihar to Delhi.


Siwan journalist murder: Prime accused surrenders in court, says being framed

Bihar Police had earlier said that initial investigations into the murder of Hindustan daily’s Siwan bureau chief, indicated at the possible involvement of jailed RJD leader Mohammed Shahabuddin.

After the murders: Why Siwan is talking about Mohd Shahabuddin again

In jail since 2005, barred from contesting polls, the RJD strongman was seen as having lost his influence; now frequent visitors and ‘durbars’ inside, series of murders outside throw the spotlight back on him.

Bihar journalist murder: Police raid Siwan jail, seize 17 mobile phones

During an earlier search, police had questioned 63 visitors who were in the jail premises to meet Shahabuddin. Forty-three mobile phones were seized from them.

Bihar journalist murder: Shahabuddin shifted from Siwan to Bhagalpur prison

This is the second time Shahabuddin has been shifted to Bhagalpur central jail. He was earlier moved to the Bhagalpur jail before the 2015 Assembly elections.


Bihar journalist’s murder: Police question 63 visitors who met Shahabuddin in jail, seize cellphones

The case has been already recommended for a probe by the CBI, which will take some time to take over from state police.

Siwan journalist’s murder: Nitish calls for CBI probe

Three persons have been detained in the case so far, one of them, Upendra Singh, is an RJD worker who is said to be close to jailed party leader and former Siwan MP Mohammed Shahabuddin.

Bihar journalist’s murder: Wife points to detained RJD man ‘with clout’

Alleging political patronage, she also pointed out that Singh enjoyed clout in Siwan. Singh was named as one of the conspirators in last year’s killing of Srikant Bharati, the press advisor of BJP Siwan MP Om Prakash Yadav.

Rajdev Ranjan's family to Nitish: Take care of us, your homeaway prohibition show not convincing

There is an atmosphere of uncertainty over the fate of Rajdev's case