Shahabuddin Acquitted By Jamshedpur Court

The don-turned-politician Shahabuddin who was accused in a 25-year-old triple murder case was acquitted by a court here on Monday.

Jamshedpur:  Bihar’s notorious strongman-turned-politician Mohammed Shahabuddin was acquitted by a court in Jamshedpur in a 25-year-old murder case. The court pronounced the verdict on Monday.

The former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP from Siwan was accused in the murders of Anand Rao, Janardhan Choubey and Pradeep Mishra. The murders took place on February 2, 1989, near Tata Steel power House in Jugasalai police station area in Jamshedpur. While eight persons were accused in the case, three of them died during trial and four others were acquitted in 2006.

According to reports, Shahabuddin who is currently lodged in Delhi’s high-security Tihar jail is facing over 36 cases for his alleged involvement in several murder and kidnapping cases. He was shifted to Delhi’s Tihar Jail from Siwan jail after the Supreme Court issued an order.

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