A local court has ordered attachment proceedings against BSP MLA Vijay Kumar, wanted in connection with the murder of National Informatics Centre (NIC) engineer here last month.
Chief judicial magistrate has ordered attachment proceedings against the BSP MLA from Bansgaon, Vijay Kumar named in the FIR filed in the murder of NIC engineer Shikhar Srivastava, Superintendent of Police, Abdul Hameed said.
“All out efforts are being made to arrest the MLA and his wife and the attachment notices have also been sent to him after the court orders,” the SP said.
“If the arrests are not made by the end of attachment proceedings or the two do not present themselves before the court, cash reward would be announced and their posters would be put up at different places,” the SP said.
Body of Shikhar Srivastava, bearing injury marks, was found at a secluded place in Badaosarai area of Barabanki on January 20.
Shikhar’s father Dinesh Chandra Srivastava, who is also the vice-president of Congress’s Bahraich district unit in a police complaint had alleged that Shikhar had given Rs. 3.50 lakh to MLA Kumar’s wife Mridula after the latter promised him a better job.
An FIR was lodged at Badosarai police station under relevant IPC sections including 302 (murder) and 364 (abducting in order to murder) against MLA, his wife and others.