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Shahabuddin transferred to Tihar jail

Who is Mohammad Shahabuddin?
  • Criminal turned politician, Mohammad Shahabuddin, was a Member of Parliament of Siwan, Bihar.
  • He was elected as MP four times with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party of Lalu Prasad Yadav.
  • He was also elected to the Bihar Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) two times.
  • He was banned from contesting the General Elections of 2009 due to his conviction in several criminal cases.

  • Criminal Record
    Mohammad Shahabuddin has 58 criminal cases pending against him, as the affidavits filed against him suggest. He has already been convicted in 8 cases out of the 58.

    Shahabuddin receives bail in double murder case
    07 Sep 2016
  • On 11th December, 2015 Shahabuddin was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering two brothers by drenching them in acid, in Pratappur.
  • On 7th September, 2016, Lok Sabha member Mohammad Shahabuddin was granted bail in a murder case by the Patna High Court.
  • Rajeev Raushan, the eldest brother who was an eyewitness was murdered by Shahbuddin 3 days before his trial.

  • Fresh plea against Shahbuddin's bail plea in SC
    25 Sep 2016
  • The mother of three youth who were allegedly killed at the behest of Mohammed Shahabuddin has approached the Supreme Court with a fresh plea against his bail.
  • While a sessions court has convicted Shahabuddin for the murder of the first 2 sons, the murder of the 3rd son who was witness is still in trial.
  • The plea is likely to be heard tomorrow.

  • Nitish Kumar govt admits to shortfalls in Shahabuddin case
    29 Sep 2016
  • The Nitish Kumar government admitted to shortfalls in dealing with the bail plea of Mohammed Shahabuddin, and added that it was "hamstrung".
  • The comments came after the Supreme Court lambasted the Nitish Kumar government for lapses in the legal proceedings against Shahabuddin and demanded an explanation from officials.
  • The government also blamed the Patna High Court for granting the bail.

  • Shahabuddin back to jail
    30 Sep 2016
  • The Supreme Court has cancelled an order passed by the Patna High Court granting bail to RJD's Mohammed Shahabuddin and ordered the state government to take him into custody.
  • The court also lambasted the government's slow progress in the Rajiv Roshan murder case, asking for the matter to be disposed off quickly.
  • Shahabuddin surrendered before a Siwan court after the SC order.

  • Mohammad Shahbuddin selfie triggers raids in Siwan jail
    08 Jan 2017
  • A selfie clicked by jailed RJD leader Mohammad Shahbuddin triggered raids inside the Siwan jail; Shahbuddin put out a picture of himself in an overcoat inside Siwan jail.
  • The raids conducted by authorities recovered several banned items including four mobile phones, three SIM cards and two batteries.
  • A case had been lodged with Muffasil police station against three inmates.

  • Shahabuddin transferred to Tihar jail
    19 Feb 2017
  • Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin will be transferred to Tihar jail from the Beur Central Jail in Bihar as per the Supreme Court's directives.
  • Petitioners had urged the court to have him transferred to jail outside Bihar, as he continued running criminal activities from jail.
  • Shahabuddin was brought to Delhi from Bihar amid tight security on the Sampurna Kranti Express.

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