Ajay Pal and Vijay Pal,the brother duo arrested in connection with the murder of Balipur pradhan Nanhey Yadav and his brother Suresh are learnt to have admitted to their close links to guddu Singh,the driver of Kunda MLA and former minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya.
Guddu,who was arrested on March 4 two days after the three killings too place in Kunda has been named in all the three FIRs,including that of the killing of DSP Ziaul Haque.
Sources said that Ajay and Vijay told the CBI interrogators that Guddu and his brother Rajeev,who too has been arrested,had been helping their family since Nanhey entered into a property dispute with them. The pradhan and his aides had earlier threatened Vijays father,Kamta Pal,on several occasions and even manhandled him.
Guddu and his friends,including Kunda zila panchayat chairman Gulshan Yadavs brother,Chhavinath,and Raja Bhaiyyas close aide Nanhey Singh,had asked the pradhan to settle the matter amicably,but he refused and asked Guddu and others to keep themselves away from the matter,the brothers reportedly admitted.
Ajay also told the agency that Guddu had assured them of all kind of help to settle scores with pradhan as he too had a heated exchange with him.
However,the brother duo have not said admitted if Guddu had played a role in arranging the firearms and the contract killer for the pradhans murder.
Witnesses have told the CBI they had seen Kamta Pals grandson Sanjay and an unidentified youth firing at Nanhey Yadav as Ajay and Vijay accompanied them.