The road accident in Bihar where a BJP leaders car mowed down 9 school children has another twist .
Initially it was claimed that the car belonged to BJP leader leader Manoj Baitha, who is the general secretary of the BJP’s Sitamarhi district unit and the driver of the leader was held blamed for the accident .According to the CCTV footage it is now clear that Manoj Baitha was driving the vehicle .The footage shows that Manoj Baitha was driving the Bolero which mowed down the school children .The vehicle was abandoned and both Manoj Baitha and his driver are absconding .
मुजफ्फरपुर दुर्घटना: गाड़ी खुद चला रहे थे भाजपा नेता, सीसीटीवी फुटेज से हुआ खुलासा pic.twitter.com/t4yUMOzJwJ
— NBT Hindi News (@NavbharatTimes) February 26, 2018
Eyewitnesses have reportedly said that they saw Manoj Baitha coming out of the Bolero soon after the incident.BJP top leaders in the state have denied Manoj Baitha having any connections with the party but there was a BJP name plate on the vehicle which read Manoj Baitha, Pradesh Mantri, Mahadalit Manch.Even the page unofficial Susu Swamy has shared pictures of banners which claim that Manoj Baitha as a BJP member and he had also met Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi ,Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and BJP leader Ram Madhav .
Bihar BJP vice-president Devesh Kumar reportedly said, "In BJP, there is no leader or worker with the name of Manoj Baitha. There is no office bearer with the name of Manoj Baitha in the organisation"
Dear @deveshkumarbjp, Stop lying. HERE IS THE PROOF. pic.twitter.com/XOGZqra8a5
— Unofficial Sususwamy (@swamv39) February 25, 2018
This accident is going to haunt BJP for a long time as it has generated outrage in people due to the apathy of the party and delay in action by police .