A District Court of Hazaribagh in Jharkhand has convicted former RJD MLA and MP Prabhu Nath Singh in a 1995 MLA Ashok Singh murder case today. The matter relates to era of undivided Bihar when the then MLA of Mashrakh of Bihar, Ashok Singh, was killed by bomb attack on his carcade.
Since Prabhu Nath Singh was very powerful hence the case was transferred to Hazaribagh.Today District Judge Surendra Sharma pronounced Prabhunath Singh guilty. After the judgement, Prabhunath Singh was taken into custody and sent to Jail.
The judgement has come after 20 years of trial. The court will pronounce the sentence on 23rd of this month.