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Former BSP MLA Kushwah shifted back to Dholpur jail

Press Trust of India  |  Dholpur 

Former B L Kushwah, whose wife Shobha Rani won Dholpur assembly by-as candidate, has been shifted back to Dholpur jail from Sriganganagar.

Kushwah, who was awarded life imprisonment in a case in December last year leading to termination of his membership from the legislative assembly, was shifted to Srigangangar on directions of the Commission of following a complaint by alleging that he was influencing voters from Jail.

Dholpur Jail superintendent Ashok Verma said that the directions to shift Kushwah to Dholpur from Sriganganagar were issued by the Jail head office following which he was shifted to Dholpur last night amid tight security.

fielded Kushwah's wife Shobha Rani in the by-and she won the seat defeating the candidate on Thursday.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 20:57 IST