BSP Lawmaker’s Son, Who Waved Gun At Delhi Hotel, To Not Get Bail

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Ashish Pandey had allegedly brandished a pistol at guests of a five-star hotel.

New Delhi:

A Delhi court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Ashish Pandey, son of former BSP lawmaker, arrested for waving his gun in a city hotel

Special Judge Sunil Rana dismissed Mr Pandey's bail application. He was sent to 14-day judicial custody by the court yesterday, till November 5, after the police said that he was not required for further custodial interrogation.

Mr Pandey had allegedly brandished a pistol at guests of a five-star hotel threatening them in the foyer, The video of the incident had gon viral on the social media.

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He hails from Lucknow and is the son of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Rakesh Pandey. His brother, Ritesh Pandey, is a legislator in Uttar Pradesh.

The BSP had distanced itself from Ashish Pandey. "Whoever he is, a proper investigation should be done and action should be taken. The incident doesn't have any connection with BSP. He is neither a leader nor a member of BSP," Sudhindra Bhadoria from the party said.

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