Ranchi, April 11 (IANS) BJP legislator Sanjiv Singh surrendered to police on Tuesday in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand after an arrest warrant was issued against him, the police said.Also Read - Jharkhand Unlock: Govt Releases Guidelines For Durga Puja Celebrations, Allows Schools To Reopen For These Classes | Details here

The Dhanbad police on Tuesday procured an arrest warrant against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Sanjiv Singh in connection with the murder of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation’s former Deputy Mayor Neeraj Singh. Also Read - Political Row Erupts Over Soren's Govt Decision to Reserve Separate Room For Namaz in Jharkhand Assembly

Neeraj Singh was killed along with two others when he was returning home in his vehicle on March 20. Also Read - Viral Video: Army Jawan Brutally Beaten Up by Cops For Not Wearing Mask in Jharkhand's Chatra, Twitter Enraged | Watch

The killers had fired indiscriminately on Neeraj Singh’s vehicle and pumped more than 20 bullets in his body.

Six persons, including four close associates of the BJP legislator, were arrested.

The Jharkhand government has constituted a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe the murder.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.