Vishwas alleged that the police landed up at his house and asked his family members to leave the city or face arrest. He also alleged that some of his volunteers were "detained" for some hours in Mohanganj Police Station (under Tiloi Assembly segment) and their bags thrown away.

"Even my wife, sister and close relatives have been asked to vacate Amethi immediately otherwise they may be detained. At 11.30 last night, a police vehicle reached my residence and announced over mike that volunteers and relatives, including my wife and sister should leave the district," Vishwas alleged.

When asked if he had lodged any complaint with the Election Commission on the issue, the AAP nominee said, "I will do so".     

District authorities said they were only following rules which mandate that all non-registered voters and supporters of a candidate should leave the constituency after the campaigning has come to an end.
When asked about the matter, District Magistrate of Amethi Jagat Raj Tripathi said, "All this is being done as per the instructions of Election Commission for a fair and peaceful poll."
Vishwas reportedly got into a verbal spat with the police accusing them of targeting only their party while ignoring the Congress and the BJP.

The party immediately voiced its resentment against the order on micro-blogging site Twitter.
"Police at residence of @DrKumarVishwas in Amethi. Says will arrest his wife coz she is not a voter of Amethi (sic),"AAP tweeted.
Vishwas too voiced his anger on the micro-blogging site. "District admin & police asks my wife and sisters to leave Amethi immediately at 11pm. Can they dare to ask the same to Priyanka G & congis? (sic)," Vishwas tweeted.

Kumar Vishwas is taking on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and BJP leader Smriti Irani in Amethi which goes to polls on May 7.


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