The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed contempt proceedings initiated against Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Home) R. M .Srivastava for not complying with its order to consider providing ‘Z’ category security to a former Minister.

A Division Bench comprising Justices Umanath Singh and Mahendra Daya, passed the order on a special appeal filed on behalf of Mr. Srivastava by the UP government challenging Tuesday’s order by a single judge initiating the contempt proceedings.- PTI