RJD’s Prabhunath Singh gets life sentence in Ashok Singh murder case


New Delhi, May 23, 2017: A court in Hazaribagh district on Tuesday sentenced RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s close aide and former party MP Prabhunath Singh to life imprisonment for murdering MLA Ashok Singh in 1995.

Additional district judge Surendra Sharma pronounced the punishment today.

The court convicted him, along with his brother Dinanath Singh and a former mukhiya, Ritesh Singh, on May 18 but had reserved its order on the quantum of punishment.

The RJD leader and his brother were arrested soon after the court found them guilty and are now registered in Hazaribagh Central Jail.

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Wefornews Bureau

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