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UP cops get transit remand of MLA detained in Madhya Pradesh

Mishra was detained a day before at Tanodia police post near Agar Malwa on a request from the Uttar Pradesh police.

Published: 15th August 2020 05:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2020 05:47 PM   |  A+A-

Vijay Mishra, the Nishad Party MLA from Gyanpur seat of UP (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

AGAR MALWA: The Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday handed over the custody of Nishad Party MLA Vijay Mishra to their Uttar Pradesh counterparts after a local court granted them his transit remand, an officer said.

Mishra was detained a day before at Tanodia police post near Agar Malwa on a request from the Uttar Pradesh police.

"MLA Vijay Mishra was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class here on Saturday.

On the court's order, he was handed over to Uttar Pradesh police on a transit remand," said Agar Malwa superintendent of police Rakesh Sagar.

He said a team of Bhadohi district police had arrived here to take custody of the legislator.

Mishra, who represents Gyanpur seat, is wanted in connection with an extortion case in Uttar Pradesh.


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