Patna: Former Bihar Minister Manju Verma, who had been absconding for nearly three months in an arms case related to the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, surrendered at a court on Tuesday. She has been sent to 14 days’ judicial custody.
Manju Verma surrendered in the Manjhaul sub-division court of Begusarai district after a lower court and the Patna High Court rejected her interim bail petition. The Supreme Court had slammed Bihar Police for its failure to arrest her. According to the police, Manju Verma covered her face while reaching the court and fainted twice in the court room.
“After her surrender, the court has sent her to 14 days’ judicial custody till December 1. She has been lodged in Begusarai jail,” a district police official said. (IANS)
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