Three days after the incident, Rocky Yadav, son of ruling Janata Dal (United) legislator Manorama Devi, who allegedly shot dead a teenage boy for overtaking his luxury SUV in Gaya district, was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday from a house in Bodhgaya. The house from where Mr. Rocky Yadav was arrested is said to belong to his father Bindi Yadav.
Police sources told the news agency that Rocky Yadav has confessed his involvement in the crime. The district police chief Garima Malik would brief the journalists about the arrest of Mr. Rocky Yadav after some time.
Meanwhile, mother of the victim has said that the accused (Mr. Rocky Yadav) should get such punishment that “nobody should dare to commit such crime”. She also demanded speedy trial in the case.
Mr. Rocky Yadav's father Mr. Bindi Yadav and the bodyguard of his MLC mother Rajesh Kumar were arrested and sent to judicial custody for 14-days on Monday. Earlier, Ms. Devi had said that her fugitive son would soon surrender in the court as “he is an educated youth and respects law of the country”.
Reacting to the Gaya road rage incident Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday had asserted that “guilty won't be spared” and police was doing its work in swift manner. “Whoever would commit crime could not escape the rule of law…there is rule of law in the State,” Mr. Kumar said.
On Saturday night, Mr. Rocky Yadav had allegedly shot dead Sachdeva for overtaking his luxury SUV while coming from Bodh Gaya to Gaya town. The luxury car and the .32 Italian-make pistol were earlier seized by the police. The opposition NDA called a Gaya bandh on Monday in protest of the killing of Sachdeva.