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BSP MLA Ram Bai’s husband Govind Arrested by Bhind | India News

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BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested MLA Ram Bai’s husband, MLA Ram Bai fugitive from the Bahujan Samaj Party, Govind Singh of Bhind, on Sunday after a frenzied search operation.
He was gathered in the area of ​​the bus stop. Director General of Police (DGP) Vivek Johri said he would be brought before the Damoh district court. Searches were being carried out in several places, he added.
The Supreme Court had warned the Director General of Police (DGP) to comply with the arrest warrant or face coercive action.
A bench led by Judge DY Chandrachud had ruled: “We consider the sworn statement of the Director General of Police to be completely unacceptable. It challenges the reason that a defendant who is the spouse of a sitting member of the legislature has not been arrested. despite being prosecuted under the provisions of Section 319 of the Penal Procedure Code of 1973 to face trial for a crime under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code of 1860 “.
DGP Madhya Pradesh had submitted an affidavit stating that despite the efforts that have been made in compliance with the previous order of March 12, 2021, the police have not been able to apprehend and arrest the accused.
After going through the affidavit court, he had further said that “an effort is being made to protect the accused from the due process of criminal law. The Court was informed that previously, even the police gave security to the accused, although the State Attorney indicated that it is now withdrawn. ”
The order reads: “We issue an instruction to the Director General of Police to take the necessary measures to ensure compliance with the previous order of this Court before the next date of inclusion in the list, otherwise, the Court will see obliged to take coercive measures in accordance with the law ”.
The DGP has also been asked to present a new sworn statement establishing: (i) The date and the cause on which the guarantee was granted to the accused; (ii) If the guarantee continues to be provided to date; and (iii) If not, the date the warranty was withdrawn.
The next hearing date is scheduled for April 5. Recently, the police headquarters had increased the reward for any information leading to the arrest of Govind Singh to 50,000 rupees, in addition to sending a task force led by the head of the special task force (STF) to raid villages in District of Damoh. The police and local administration also demolished the walls of a land invaded by the BSP MLA family in Damoh. The police also arrested Govind’s brother and nephew.
Govind Singh – is charged in the two-year murder case of Congressional Leader Davendra Chourasia. PHQ had ordered the head of the STF, Vipin Maheswari, to guarantee his arrest on the instructions of the Supreme Court of DGP VK Johri, taking seriously the failure of the state police to arrest the defendants. At the previous hearing, the high court had also taken ‘serious note’ of the alleged harassment of a judicial official by the Damoh Police Superintendent and asked the DGP to investigate the accusations made by the Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ).
The ASJ, which is conducting a trial in the cases involving Govind Singh, the husband of BSP MLA Rambai Singh, has presented him as a defendant in the murder case under section 319 of the CrpC (Power of Attorney to Proceed Against Other Persons who appear to be guilty of a crime), according to agency reports. The judge had indicated in his February 8 order that he was being pressured by Damoh SP and his subordinates.
SC was listening to the pleas of Devendra Chaurasia’s son and the state government seeking the cancellation of the bail granted to Davendra Singh in another case. The court said the ASJ has held that he could be subjected to an “unpleasant incident” in the future.

Times of India

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