Expelled BJP politician Dayashankar released from jail

Mau (Uttar Pradesh): The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh, who was expelled from the party and later got arrested by the police for making derogatory comments against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati, was released from the jail after a local court has granted him bail.

Dayashankar, who played hide-and-seek game for nine days with the police after passing comments on Mayawati, was finally got arrested by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force along with the help of Bihar Police from Buxar district on July 29th and was kept behind the bars in Mau jail.

Soon after his release from the jail on Sunday Morning, Singh visited a local temple on his way back to Lucknow to meet his family members.

Asked about BSP’s stand that it will challenge the bail order in the High Court, Dayashankar said, “I accept all the challenges of BSP. I will not talk much. I am going to Lucknow to meet my daughter, ailing mother and family members.”

Dayashankar, blamed BSP politician Naseemuddin Siddiqui for his arrest.

A number of supporters and BJP workers from Mau and neighbouring districts today gathered outside the jail premises before of his release.

The FIR against Singh was registered on July 20 under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and other provisions.