Jamshedpur, Sept 3: Criminal Akhilesh Singh was released from Ghaghidih Central Jail on Thursday after getting bail in all the cases imposed on him.
He has 48 cases registered against him in several Police Stations of Jamshedpur including extortion, murder, arms act, abduction and threats.
A large crowd of supporters came to Ghaghidih Jail to receive the gangster and garlanded him with flowers. Dressed in white from top to bottom Akhilesh was all smiles as he came out of the prison and headed straight to his home in Sidhgora met his parents and soon rushed to Ranchi.
Akhilesh was to be freed in April 2015 but district police imposed Crime Control Act (CCA) which made him wait till September.
After CCA was imposed on him, Akhilesh appealed in Jharkhand High Court to cancel the act and the court gave decision in his favour.
Singh who is serving a life sentence in connection with the Sakchi jailer Uma Shanker Pandey murder case, has 48 cases registered against him under IPC section 302, 120B, 27 Arms Act, Extortion sections 364A, 25 1 BA, 34, 35, 224, 225, 387,307, 323, 384, 386, 353, 427, 109. 506, 452, 25, 26, 27, Arms Act 35, 114 and 115.
It may be noted that a case was registered on the deposition of Sidhgora Police Station Officer Sunil Kumar Choudhary of attempt to murder were Akhilesh’s supporters beat up Tuiladungri resident Ambe when he tried to kill Akhilesh on May 24 when he appeared in court for hearing.
Some of the major cases registered against him include murder of Prison guard (Jailor) Umashankar Pandey, Paramjeet Singh, Businessmen Owner of Sreeleathers Ashish Dey, Jairam Singh, firing on Judge RP Ravi, firing on former District Congress President Ravindra Kumar Jha alias Nattu Jha, on former minister Banna Gupta, ex Police Station officer Arvind Singh, Kabra murder along with extortion money from transporters and businessmen.
Cases registered include 7 in Bistupur Police Station, 1 in Azadnagar, 16 in Sakchi, 3 in Sidhgora, 1 in Telco, 2 in Kadma, 1 in Jugsalai, 1 in Sonari, 2 in Golmuri, 2 in Burmamines, 4 in Sitaramdera, 2 in Parsudih, 2 in Olidih and 1 in Baghbera.