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In custody,BSP MP now booked for violation of security norms

Police said Singh left behind his personal security personnel in Jaunpur and did not inform the security department of the Delhi Police once he arrived in the capital.

Written by Shalini Narayan | Lucknow |
November 9, 2013 6:03:10 am

BSP MP Dhananjay Singh who is under arrest in connection with the death of one of his domestic helps Rakhi,is now in the dock for violating security norms. His wife Jagriti was arrested Tuesday for the alleged torture of the help leading to her death. Singh faces charges of destruction of evidence.

Police said Singh left behind his personal security personnel in Jaunpur and did not inform the security department of the Delhi Police once he arrived in the capital.

According to the police,it is mandatory for the MP,who enjoys Z-plus security,to inform the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Security) of his arrival in Delhi. Police said Singh had been provided with five personal security officers from the Delhi Police.

Police said the PSOs will now be made prosecution witnesses. “The MP was duty-bound to inform the DCP security upon his arrival in Delhi since he did not have any security officers with him. He has flouted all rules and we have booked him under Section 202 of the IPC. The MP has already two other sections of the IPC against him,including 201 (destruction of evidence) and 109 (abetment).”

In his statement to the police Singh said he left behind his PSOs in Jaunpur as he was in a hurry to reach Delhi as Jagriti had threatened to kill their son. “Singh usually puts up at the guest house at 126,South Avenue. On October 31,he left for Jaunpur to celebrate Diwali with his family there. As per the rules for Z-plus security protectees,Singh sought an extension to stay in Jaunpur for three more days. However,on November 1,Jagriti told him about Rakhi’s death and threatened to kill their son if he didn’t come to Delhi,” a police officer said.

While Singh took a flight to Delhi on November 4,his security officers were directed to take the train.

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