Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh moves HC against his arrest

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Lucknow, July 26: Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh has moved the High Court seeking a stay on his arrest. The court has posted the matter for July 28. Singh in petition has termed the action against him as unfair and sought a stay on his arrest.

Singh had courted controversy after he had compared former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati to a sex worker. This had become a major issue in Parliament following which the BJP expelled him.

Dayashankar Singh

His petition in then High Court comes a day after the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Lucknow issued a non-bailable warrant.

Following his remarks a complaint had been lodged against him. The police have been on the look out for Singh. However following a recent raid at his residence, the police had said that they were unable to locate him.

Following this an application to have a non bailable arrest warrant against him was filed. Singh in his petition filed through his advocate in his interim prayer sought for a stay on the non bailable arrest warrant issued against him. He has also sought that the same be quashed.

Following this incident, Singh's family had filed a counter complaint. In the complaint filed by the mother of Singh, it was stated that the BSP leaders had abused the family during the protests.

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