Rocky Yadav walks out of jail, aggrieved parents meet senior cop

Gaya: Rakesh Ranjan Yadav alias Rocky Yadav walked out of the jail on Friday after getting bail from the Patna High Court in a road rage case, even as the aggrieved parents of victim Aditya Sachdeva met district police chief seeking justice.

Rocky, walked out of Central Jail, Gaya, after his release order arrived in the prison. The release was delayed for some time on some technical ground.

Rocky, son of suspended JD(U) legislator Manorama Devi, is accused of shooting dead Mr Sachdeva, a Class XII student, for overtaking his car on May 7 this year.

Rocky was facing two cases – one of murder of Aditya Sachdeva and another under Excise Act for recovery of liquor bottles from the house of his mother and suspended JD(U) legislator Manorama Devi.

A top source in Gaya jail requesting anonymity said the release order in connection with the recovery of liquor bottles coming from court of ACJM, Gaya, had some technical shortcoming and it was sent back to the court.

After rectification Rocky was released from the jail in the evening, the source said.

Police had arrested Rocky from his father’s mixer plant in Gaya on May 10.

His name was included along with his father Bindi Yadav’s in the case of the recovery of liquor bottles from house of her mother when police had raided the house searching for Rocky.

Early in the day, the victim’s parents met Senior Superintendent of Police Garima Malik.

The SSP claimed they had come to her and expressed satisfaction over police action in the murder case. “We assured all necessary follow up action against Rocky Yadav to them,” she said.

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Magadh range, Saurabh Kumar, also said adequate security has been provided to the family and all follow up actions were being taken by the police.

Though senior district police officials remained tight lipped, a source in the police said that all necessary documents of Aditya Sachdeva killing case was being sent to Patna for filling of appeal against bail in the Supreme Court.

Sources close to the family said the two had planned to sit on dharna seeking prompt action from the state government for cancellation of bail of Rocky and also participate in a street march for the same organised by well wishers.

But, after meeting some district level JD(U) leaders and police they did not proceed on the agitation.

Town JD(U) chief Raju Barnwal confirmed meeting Shyam Sachdeva, father of Aditya, and said he told them about necessary action taken by the state government to file an appeal in the Supreme Court for cancellation of bail of Rocky.

Principal Additional Advocate General Lalit Kishore has said that the state government would file an appeal in the apex court challenging the bail granted to Rocky by the Patna High Court. Kishore has said “we are trying to file it by Monday.”