Abbas Ansari, son of mafia don Mukhtar Ansari, reached the court with an advocate by dodging the police team.
He surrendered in the court of MP / MLA in the hate-speech case. The police had been looking for him but had failed to arrest him.
On Wednesday, Abbas Ansari got interim relief from the Supreme Court in the Arms Act case. Along with this, the Uttar Pradesh government was directed not to take any preventive action against Abbas till further orders.
On the petition of Abbas Ansari, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the UP government and sought its response.
The ACJM MP-MLA court had issued a non-bailable warrant against MLA Ansari and his brother Umar Ansari.
Earlier, Abbas Ansari went to Saifai to meet Akhilesh Yadav and paid his tributes to late Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Abbas had allegedly threatened state government officials from a public meeting stage in the Pahadpur area of Mau on March 3 night.
He had said, “After the formation of Samajwadi Party (SP)-led government, officials would have to give account of their work in the past regime before getting transferred.”