New Delhi: A particular court docket in Patna on Tuesday (June 21) sentenced Bahubali RJD MLA Anant Singh to 10 years imprisonment within the AK-47 restoration case. In 2019, an AK-47 rifle, two hand grenades and 26 reside cartridges have been recovered from Anant Singh`s home in his native village and the MP-MLA court docket on June 14 held him responsible of the offence. In addition to Anant Singh, the caretaker of his home Sunil Ram has additionally been awarded 10 years in jail. MP-MLA court docket decide Triloki Dubey has introduced the best quantum of punishment to the RJD MLA and his caretaker.
His conviction within the case is about to price him his legislatorship in Bihar Meeting. Anant Singh is at the moment an MLA from the Mokama Meeting constituency within the Patna district.
Sunil Singh, the lawyer of Anant Singh (Protection Lawyer) confirmed the quantum of punishment of 10 years jail time period.
“We will appeal to the higher court to challenge the decision of the MP-MLA court. If we manage to get a stay from the high court against this decision, Anant Singh`s legislatorship will remain,” Singh mentioned.
This morning, Anant Singh reached MP-MLA court docket situated at Pirbahore space of Patna in a jail ambulance.
On August 16, 2019, a group of Patna police headed by then Metropolis SP Lipi Singh raided the home of Anant Singh in his native village Nadwa below Barh police station. As per the police idea, the raiding group had seized an AK-47 rifle, 26 reside cartridges, and two hand grenades. Whereas the AK-47 rifle was hidden in a hutment behind an enormous field, the hand grenades have been recovered from the adjoining hut.
The police mentioned that AK-47 was evenly wrapped with a plastic bag adopted by layers of carbons to keep away from detection in steel detectors throughout transportation.
On the time of the raid, Anant Singh was not in Bihar. He fled to Delhi and surrendered earlier than the decrease court docket there. Bihar police took his custody and put him behind the bars of Patna Beur jail. Since then, he has been lodged in Beur jail.
Throughout the three years trial of the case, the prosecution aspect produced 13 witnesses and their statements have been recorded within the court docket. The protection aspect additionally produced 34 witnesses earlier than the court docket.
The listening to of the case was accomplished on June 13 and he was held responsible on June 14.