Uttar Pradesh News: Uttar Pradesh Minister Mayankeshwar Sharan Singh on Saturday in a court in Sultanpur in a case related to violation of the Model Code of Conduct in 2017. Appeared and deposited a fine of Rs 500 as per the order of the High Court, after which the proceedings against him were closed. Singh, a five-time MLA from Tiloi Assembly constituency and Minister of State for Health, appeared in the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (III) Saima Siddiqui Jarrar Alam on the directions of the High Court.
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The minister filed an application for depositing the fine amount and closing the case. The local court accepted his application and ordered the proceedings in the case to be quashed. Advocate Ravivansh Singh, representing the minister, said that the police had registered a case against Singh and 150 of his unidentified supporters for violating the model code of conduct in Gauriganj Kotwali area of Amethi district during the 2017 assembly elections. p>
Police filed chargesheet only against Singh as supporters could not be traced during investigation. The lawyer said that taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed on March 18, 2019, ACJM III had summoned the minister.
Mayankeshwar Sharan Singh challenged the order of the court and the charge sheet of the police in the High Court. He said that the High Court had directed the concerned court to conclude the proceedings after depositing the fine. In compliance with the order, Singh reached the court on Saturday, where ACJM III issued an order to deposit the fine and conclude the trial.