Jamshedpur 25th August 2021: Former Jamshedpur MP Dr. Ajoy Kumar appeared in the special court of Ranchi Civil Court on Tuesday. On the charge of helping and talking to the Naxalite leader, he recorded his statement in the court under Section 313 of the Criminal Procedure and declared him innocent.
The court will give its verdict in this case on Wednesday, August 25.
Advocates Sudhir Kumar Pappu, Vimal Kumar, Babita Jain were also present in the court on behalf of Dr. Ajoy. The case pertains to July 2, 2011.
BJP leader Dineshanand Goswami had lodged an FIR against him at Sakchi police station. The complaint was also lodged with the Election Commission.
Later the investigation of the case was handed over to the Crime Research Department. The case went on in court for 10 years.
Dr. Kumar had contested the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha by-election as a candidate of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha. He won the election with an overwhelming majority.
BJP candidate Dineshanand Goswami had accused Dr. Ajoy Kumar of taking help from Naxalite leader Samarji and influencing voters.
At the same time, the CD of the conversation was also provided to the police, which said that the conversation of Dr. Ajoy and Samarji is on record.
At present, Dr. Ajoy Kumar is a senior leader in Congress. The party has made him in charge of Mizoram and Sikkim. After winning the election in 2011, he contested from Jamshedpur Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 on Jharkhand Vikas Morcha ticket.