Chapra: Ghanshyam Singh alias Pappu Singh, a close aide of RJD MP from Maharajganj, Umashankar Singh, has been arrested in connection with the triple murder committed at the parliamentarians house here ten days back.

The accused was sent into judicial custody after he was produced before in the CJM court.

The Saran district police had arrested Ghanshyam Singh, who shares ‘Vindhyavasini Bhavan’ with Umashankar Singh, as he was under the suspicion after the broad daylight murder at the MP house.

The police expedited its probe after zonal IG Gupteshwar Pandey reviewed the whole case on Friday. Superintendent of Police, A K Sathyarthi said that Ghanshyam Singh would be interrogated under remand.

Earlier, during the attack on Rajendra Sarovar based residence of MP Umashankar Singh, three people including Devendra Singh, Manibhushan Singh and his driver Dinesh Roy were killed as unidentified gunmen had opened fire indiscriminately with sophisticated arms.

Brother of Manibhushan Singh had registered a complaint accusing four people in the case.

(JPN/Bureau)