Manorama Devi says her arrest is a political conspiracy by the BJP

  • ANI, Gaya
  • Updated: May 17, 2016 14:17 IST
Manorama Devi surrendered before the Gaya court on Tuesday morning (ANI Photo)

Suspended Janata Dal (United) leader Manorama Devi, who was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday morning on charges of possessing liquor bottles, has blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for falsely implicating her.

“The information is false, no liquor bottles were found in my house. I am being falsely implicated under political conspiracy and the BJP is doing that,” Devi said.

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Devi, who is facing charges of violating liquor prohibition laws, surrendered before a court on Tuesday morning in Gaya. She was later remanded to fourteen days’ judicial custody.

Manorama Devi is the mother of Rocky Yadav, the main accused in the Gaya road rage case in which a Class 12 student on was shot dead on May 7. She had been evading arrest after an arrest warrant was issued against her.

The district administration had declared her a proclaimed offender after she went underground following institution of case against her under the new Excise Act.

A few bottles of liquor had been seized during raids at her residence to nab her son.

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