Khagaria: Property attachment order was issued by a local court today against 22 absconders accused of attacking Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's cavalcade during a rally here in September.
        
Chief Judicial Officer (CJM) Triloki Nath Tripathi issued the order on the request of the special investigation team (SIT) probing the incident.
        
Among those against whom the property attachment order was issued were the Khagaria district president of youth RJD, Chandan Yadav and his LJP counterpart, Sushant Yadav.
    
On September 27 a group of people had demonstrated during the chief minister's 'Adhikar rally' at Khagaria and had also pelted stones on the cavalcade.
    
The SIT had subsequently registered FIR against 70 people in the case and had moved the court with a request for property attachment of the absconders who are not cooperating with the investigation. Armed with the court order, the district police today attached properties of seven accused in the case relating to attack on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy.
     
Four others, including district youth RJD chief Chandan Yadav, surrendered and as many were arrested, Superintendent of Police Mithu Prasad said.
    
Three accused, including LJP district youth president Sushant Yadav, acquired stay order from the court, the SP said adding action would be initiated against four others who are still absconding in the case.

(Agencies)

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