File picture of AAP MP Sanjay Singh.
Sanjay Singh had on August 12, 2020 held a press convention right here, whereby he had alleged that the Uttar Pradesh authorities was favouring one explicit caste.
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Lucknow: A court docket right here on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant in opposition to AAP Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh in an alleged hate speech case. Decide PK Rai of the MP-MLA court docket mounted February 17 as the following date of listening to. Singh had on August 12, 2020 held a press convention right here, whereby he had alleged that the Uttar Pradesh authorities was favouring one explicit caste. An FIR was registered in opposition to him with Hazratganj police underneath sections 153-A, 153-B, 501, 505(1), 505(2) of the IPC.
After probe, the investigating officer filed a cost sheet on September 7. Ten days later, the state authorities granted sanction for prosecution of Singh. The particular court docket took cognisance of the cost sheet and issued summons to Singh on December 4.
Singh moved the Allahabad Excessive Court however Justice Rakesh Srivastava on January 21 dismissed his plea to quash the MP-MLA court docket’s order, accepting the arguments of presidency advocate Vimal Srivastava that there was no illegality in the particular court docket’s order. Singh’s lawyer on Tuesday requested the MP-MLA court docket to exempt his private look, however the decide declined the plea saying that he had not obtained bail until date.