JVM(P) MLA Pradip Yadav surrenders in court in sexual harassment case


Ranchi: Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) MLA Pradip Yadav, who is facing sexual harassment case filed by a partys woman leader on Thursday surrendered in a Deoghar court. The Deoghar Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamal Ranjan, sent him to 14 days judicial custody.

Yadav surrendered in the CJM court after the Jharkhand High Court had on June 16 rejected his anticipatory bail petition. A JVM(P) woman leader had on May 3 this year filed an FIR against Yadav with the Deoghar Womens Police Station, accusing him of sexual harassment in Deoghar during the Lok Sabha elections.

On June 13 Yadav was questioned by the police and his statement was recorded. Yadav has already resigned from the post of partys principal general secretary on the instruction of party chief Babulal Marandi.-PTI news