Bihar law minister Kartikeya Singh avoids warrant against him in kidnapping case

Patna, 17/8: A day after becoming the law minister in the new Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, Kartikeya Singh alias Kartik Master appears to be in trouble after he avoided surrendering in a court or before the police in a kidnapping case, an official said on Wednesday.



Kartik Master, who is close to Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Bahubali leader Anant Singh, is facing the charge of kidnapping in Patna district. A case in this regard was registered at the Bihta police station in 2014 (Case number (835/14). The warrant was issued in first week of August and he had to surrender before the court or police till August 16, the day he took the oath as a cabinet minister in the Nitish Kumar government and was given the law ministry portfolio.


As per the charge levelled against him, he was involved in the kidnapping of a person, named Rajiv Ranjan in 2014 and an FIR was registered against him at the Bihta police station. The victim had given a statement under CrPC section 164 in the court where he had mentioned the name of Kartik Master.

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