SC transfers Shahabuddin from Siwan jail to Tihar

New Delhi, Feb 15: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the transfer of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin from the Siwan jail in Bihar to the Tihar Central Jail here.

The apex court pronounced its judgement on a plea filed by Asha Ranjan, wife of slain journalist Rajdeo Ranjan, seeking shifting of Shahabuddin for a free and fair trial in the case.

SC has ordered that no special treatment is to be given to him. 

The apex court has also ordered to conduct the trial through video conferencing.