Jamshedpur/Ranchi: A BJP worker who was also a lawyer was murdered in Birsanagar of the East Singhbhum district following which former Chief Minister Raghubar Das has demanded a high-level probe.
The deceased party worker Prakash Yadav was murdered in Birsanagar late Tuesday night. Mr Das who visited the kin Wednesday morning also launched a veiled attack on Independent MLA Saryu Rai and said that the culprits named by the family members are known land mafia of the area.
He said that with the support of the land mafia an Independent MLA managed to win from here who along with his supporters wants to create terror so that no one can raise their voice against them. He said that the person who has been murdered had informed the CM, SDO through tweet while had also given in written at the police station but despite that, he was not provided security.
The family members of Prakash Yadav have named Amulya Karmakar and Gautam as the prime accused in the murder both of whom are close associates of Saryu Rai.
State BJP president Deepak Prakash has also condemned the killing of the party worker and said that by deliberately targeting the BJP workers an attempt is being made to silence the voices of the people. He said that party worker Prakash Yadav who was murdered in Jamshedpur was crusading against land mafia. He said that the party was the family in the time of grief.