PATNA: The Supreme Court today cancelled the bail of the Bihar rood rage accused Rocky Yadav and stayed the release of topper scandal’s kingpin Bachcha Rai, as per media reports.
The court cancelled the bail granted to Rocky by the Patna High Court acting on a petition filed by the Bihar government.
The state government in its petition had contended that granting of bail to Rocky could influence the witnesses.
Strangely, most of the witnesses in the case have already turned hostile. Rocky is accused of killing a businessman’s son from Gaya district in May last year.
Rocky who is currently in jail is son of suspended JD-U legislator Manorma Devi.
The apex court also stayed the release of the Rai acting on the petition filed by the state government. The court has now asked Rai to reply why his bail should not be cancelled. Rai is lodged in Patna’s Beur jail.