Crime, Uttar Pradesh

UP govt moves to withdraw case against BJP MLA’s murder accused husband

The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday applied for the withdrawal of murder case against former MLA Uday Bhan Karwariya and a hearing will take place on Monday at the Allahabad High Court.

Uday Bhan Karwariya’s wife, Neelam Karwariya is a BJP MLA from Meja and Uday is an accused in the murder of former Samajwadi Party leader and MLA Jawahar Singh in 1996 in Allahabad’s civil lines area. Uday’s two brothers former BSP MP Kapil Muni Karwariya and former BSP MLC Suraj Bhan Karwariya, and their uncle Ram Chandra were also accused in the case and lodged in the Naini jail.

“The withdrawal application sent by the state government in the murder case of Jawahar Singh was moved in the concerned court in Allahabad on Saturday. The court has fixed coming Monday as the day for the hearing,” said District Government Counsel, Allahabad, Gulab Chand Agrihari.

“The government filed withdrawal application when the case is almost at the last stage. All prosecution witnesses have been examined. I will oppose the government’s move to withdraw the case,” said former SP MLA Vijma Yadav.

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