Rape-Accused RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav To Stay In Jail

| } November 24 , 2016 , 12:00 IST
[caption id="attachment_236665" align="aligncenter" width="700"]RJD leader Raj Ballabh Yadav RJD leader Raj Ballabh Yadav[/caption] The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled the bail plea of RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav, a Bihar lawmaker accused of raping a 15-year-old school girl. Yadav will now remain in jail court ordered. The apex court had on Wednesday reserved its order in the matter. Also Read: Minor Rape Case: Suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav Surrenders Before Court In April, Yadav was named as one of the main accused in a chargesheet filed by Nalanda Police, after he allegedly raped a minor girl at his residence on February 6th, following which he was immediately suspended by the party. Also Read: Court Frames Charges Against Suspended RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav In Rape Case After absconding for almost one month, Yadav had surrendered in March before a chief magistrate’s court in Bihar Sharif in Nalanda and was sent to jail. Also Read: Minor Rape Case: SC Cancels Rajballabh Yadav’s Bail For Two Weeks, Asks Him To Surrender However, he was granted bail by the Patna High Court on September 30, which the opposition used to criticize the state government for not placing facts against the RJD MLA before the Patna High Court. Yadav, an MLA from Nawada assembly constituency, was suspended by the RJD after he was booked in the rape case on February 6.