JMM MLA Sita Soren is in the police net.After she,together with her three body guards allegedly abducted her own ex peon,kept him in custody for over three hours inside her official residence in Ranchi on Monday,the police have accused her of kidnapping him.
“The order to File the FIR was already passed”,said Ranchi City SP Vipul Shukla.As per the law,if she is held guilty,she can face imprisonment upto seven years.
Sita,daughter in law of JMM supremo Shibu Soren,is allegedly involved in the Rajya Sabha horse trading case being probed by the CBI.Earlier the CBI had learnt that Sita’s two staff ex peon Vikas Pandey alias Sunty and driver Mantu Pandey were aware of the cash changing hands between the RS’s Independent candidate and Sita.
On the basis of its information,the CBI began the inquiry.Subsequently,Sita axed Sunty and Mantu and removed them from her residence.Aware of it,the sleuths located their residences,interrogated them and recorded their statements under 164 of the Cr PC.”Both had admitted that they had carried the bag full of money and given it to Sita for casting her vote in favour of an Independent candidate of the Rajya Sabha by poll ”,said a CBI officer.
Aware of it,Sita wanted Sunty and Mantu to withdraw her statement.To do so,the plot of kidnapping was hatched.The plot unfolded in a dramatic way yesterday.The facts gathered are as follows:
The time was 7.30 pm.Sunty was returning home.As he reached near Sahjanand chowk,a Mahindra Scorpio intercepted him.Aboard this SUV were Sita and her three armed body guards-Lal Murmu,Chanchal Patar and Vikas Singh.
Following Sita’s order,they took Sunty into their custody,shoved him into the SUV and zipped off.”As soon as I saw that he was kidnapped,I informed my two brothers Mantu and Vicky.I feared that he might be killed.Later when the police arrived,we heaved a shy of relief”,said Sunty’s brother Mohan.The police got Sunty released from her custody by 10.45 pm on Monday.