11 murder accused sent to judicial custody in Rautahat

Rautahat, July 27

As many as 11 persons arrested for their alleged involvement in abduction and subsequent murder of eight-year-old Yubaraj Kumar Sah of Dumriya, Katahariya Municipality-9, were remanded to judicial custody by District Court Rautahat yesterday.

A single bench of district judge Dipak Dahal issued the remand order. Those remanded to judicial custody include ward chair Ramagya Prasad Yadav, Ram Balak Yadav, Bhola Yadav, Sunil Yadav (A), Shakti Kumar Yadav, Ram Sewak Raya Yadav, Sunil Yadav(B), Sudhil Ray Yadav, Pradumnna Ray Yadav, Rabi Patel and Binod Patel. All of them were sent to district prison in Gaur today.

Court staff Chintamani Sharma said Krishna Kumar Yadav, 24, of Garuda Municipality-5 arrested in connection with the murder was freed after he posted bail amount of Rs 50,000. Though he was freed on bail, Krishna Kumar was sent to prison by the DAO on arms and ammunition case.

Yubaraj was abducted on the night of June 9, 2018. His maimed body was found on the banks of the Bagmati River two days later. The victims’ family had filed an FIR against 17 persons. Police have taken 12 of them under control. Police constable Hosh Narayan Yadav, Ritesh Ray Yadav, Firodhan Ray Yadav, Lalbabu Ray Yadav, and Ram Ishwor Yadav suspected to have been involved in the incident are still at large.