Happiness Minister Declared Wanted Over Allegation Of Murder
Police disclosed on Wednesday that they have commenced a search for “happiness minister” following his disappearance after a court ordered for his arrest over the mentioning of his name in an ongoing murder case.
The minister, Lal Singh Arya, 53, whose sole duty is to always see to the happiness of members of his constituency who are about 70 million in number, has been declared wanted by the police as he was linked to the death of an opposition leader who was killed in 2009.
Madhya Pradesh, early this year set the record as the first state in India to establish a ministry of happiness.
The minister was said to have eloped after Bhind district issued a non-bailable warrant for his arrest after his name was mentioned in the murder case.
The Local police are optimistic about the arrest of Arya before the next court sitting on the case which has been slated for December 19.
Prashant Khare, police superintendent in Bhind said: “Police teams are still looking for him. We are positive that we will track him down by then.”
Information gathered revealed that the police had commenced the search for the minister on Tuesday following his absence at his residence.