Patna: February 16, 2006
The police in Patna, on Wednesday, arrested the key accused in the 2000 caste massacre in Miyanpur in Aurangabad district who had been on the run since the day nearly three dozen dalits and backwards were dragged out of their houses and killed in cold blood causing a statewide panic.
Ambuj Sharma, a prominent Ranvir Sena activist, was arrested in Patna loitering outside a Janata Dal (U) legislator, the police said. The name of the legislator has not been made public yet.
Sharma who is also a suspect in other caste-based violence in Bihar was taken to Aurangabad to be produced before a court.