SC stays BJP candidate’s arrest till May 28

SC stays BJP candidate’s arrest till May 28

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New Delhi, May 22 : In a major relief to the Bharatiya Janata Party's Barrackpore candidate, Arjun Singh, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed his arrest till May 28 in all the cases allegedly slapped against him by the West Bengal Police.

A vacation two-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, passed the interim direction on hearing Arjun Singh's petition."No arresting of the petitioner (Arjun Singh) till May 28, " the bench of the top court said on Wednesday.

Singh claimed in his petition that all the cases registered against him were politically motivated. He said he was being prevented from being present during vote counting on Thursday." "All the cases against me are politically motivated and these are all false cases against me," Arjun Singh claimed in his petition. UNI