New Delhi, May 10 :  LJP MP Chirag Paswan today met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and sought imposition of President’s rule in Bihar in the backdrop of several crime-related incidents in the state including the recent murder of a teenager in Gaya allegdly by a ruling JD(U) MLC’s son. The young Parliamentarian, son of Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, also submitted a memorandum to the Home Minister in this regard.

“Ever since the new government came there, a trail of murder has come after it. No one is safe there, be it traders, doctors or students,” he alleged. “The son of the ruling party’s power-drunk MLC has shot dead a student Aditya. There has been a rise in crimes of serious nature like murder, rape, extortion and robbery due to which the youth are forced to migrate,” he said. (ALSO READ: Centre to move Supreme Court against High Court verdict quashing President rule in Uttarakhand)

Chirag, in the memorandum alleged that “besides, a trend of political murders has also begun in which all those who had in the past raised voice against the ruling establishment are being eliminated.” The LJP Parliamentary Board Chairman urged the Home Minister to bring Bihar under the President’s rule for, what he called, the “betterment of the state” and keeping in mind the “new situation”. 20-year-old Aditya was shot dead allegedly by the son of a ruling JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi for overtaking his vehicle in Gaya district, triggering widspread shock and outrage and giving fresh ammunition to the opposition parties to attack the Nitish Kumar government. The accused was arrested early this morning.