Patna High Court Grants Bail To JD(U)’s Suspended Lawmaker Manorama Devi


Patna : Suspended JDU MLC Manorama Devi was on Monday granted bail by the Patna High Court in connection with alleged liquor possession at her Gaya residence. Manorama Devi, mother of the prime accused in the Aditya Sachdeva murder case. She charged in case of liquor bottles found in her house at Gaya during a search operation. 

The ruling had raised hopes for the suspended JD(U) MLC to get bail. The new state Excise Law 2016 states that keeping liquor at home is illegal and could land the owner of the house in jail for up to 10 years for violating the law. Manorama Devi was booked under the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Act 2016. Her son Rocky Yadav, accused of killing Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage case. On May 17,  Manorma Devi surrendered before the Gaya court several days after evading arrest. The court had remanded her to judicial custody.