Shahabuddin had been held guilty of killing two brothers, whose bodies were never found in 2015.
The men’s mother, Kalawati Devi, had filed an FIR in the case. His mother had charged some of the former Siwan MP’s aides with the murder in the FIR.
Currently, Shahabuddin is serving his sentence in Tihar Jail. He stands accused in as many as 45 cases. This includes the murder of a journalist in May 2016.