Raja Bhaiya's father under house arrest over protest

Updated: few hours ago

Pratapgarh (UP), Aug 5 (PTI) Kunda MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh's father Kunwar Uday Pratap Singh was placed under house arrest on Friday over his protest demanding removal of a temporary gate built in this district for Muharram, police said.

Confirming the development, Pratapagarh Superintendent of Police Satpal Antil said, "Prohibitory orders are in place in the district in view of Muharram. To ensure law and order, Kunwar Uday Pratap Singh has been put under house arrest at his residence." Police force was deployed outside his residence in Bhadri village..

This comes a day after the SP and District Magistrate met Uday Pratap Singh and asked him to call off the protest demanding removal of the temporary gate built near a mosque in Sheikhpur Ashiq village.