Protests erupt as murder accused Shashi Bhushan Mehta joins BJP: Jharkhand
Chaos erupted at the BJP headquarters at Harmu on Thursday as the party inducted former Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader ShashiBhushan Mehta into its fold.
Mehta is one of the main accused in the Suchitra Mishra murder case and is currently out on bail. He was the director of Oxford Public School at Pragati Path, Ranchi, while Mishra worked there as a warden. SuchitraMahajan’sbattered body was found by a roadside near Gandhi Ashram in Dhurwa in May 2012.
On Thursday afternoon, before Mehta’s induction, Mishra’s sons – Abhishek and Ashutosh, their maternal aunt Lalita and a few other relatives reached the venue with placards demanding justice. They also submitted a memorandum against Mehta’s induction to senior BJP leaders. This allegedly prompted party members to attack the family.…
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