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Court orders Lucknow SSP to arrest absconding LDA secy within 10 days

ANI | Updated: Dec 05, 2019 20:31 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec 5 (ANI): A consumer forum court has directed the Lucknow SSP to arrest Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) Secretary MP Singh within 10 days after he ran out of the court despite being asked to remain present until proceedings end on Wednesday.
The court has also directed its reader to lodge an FIR against Singh who is accused in a case pertaining to possession of a piece of land in the state capital.
He surrendered before the court on Wednesday, two weeks after the court directed the Lucknow SSP to arrest and present him before it in connection with the case.
On his appearance, Judge Raj Shri Shukla asked him to keep standing in the court until the court concludes for the day. However, he ran out of the court taking advantage of security absence.
Singh had sought cancellation of a non-bailable warrant was issued against him and the LDA VC, seeking two months time to dispose of the case.
The court, however, observed that the court Singh was giving excuses as the case is pending since 2005.
The court has written a letter to the Lucknow SSP to arrest Singh within 10 days, failure to comply with the order will attract action against the police officer. (ANI)

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