Published On: Sat, Jun 30th, 2018

Former J’khand minister found guilty of murder of teacher

Simdega (Jharkhand): A court here today found former Jharkhand minister Enos Ekka guilty in a murder of a teacher.

Former Jharkhand Minister Enos Ekka was found guilty of murder of teacher Manoj Kumar.

Additional District Judge Neeraj Kumar Srivastav convicted Ekka under sections 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of an offence committed), 364A (kidnapping for ransom), 171F (undue influence at an election) of Indian Penal Code and under the Arms Act.

The court will deliver the quantum of sentence on July 3.

The case pertains to the kidnapping of the teacher, Manoj Kumar, on November 26, 2014. His body was found near a school the next day.

The police had arrested Ekka, on November 27, 2014, from Thakurtoli in Simdega district, in connection with the case.

Ekka is a member of Jharkhand Party and is the MLA from Kolibera constituency.

PTI

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