"There were reports in the media in which Singh's family had expressed threat to their life following which SSP, (Senior Superintendent of Police) Lucknow has been asked to take a stock of the situation and provide required security to Swati Singh and other members of the family," a senior officer said.
He said that security was also beefed up at BSP office in the wake of protest by BJP workers.
Swati Singh had yesterday said that she apprehended that her family could be targeted by the BSP workers. Her mother-in-law had also lodged an FIR against BSP supremo Mayawati along with general secretary Naseemuddin Siddiqui and others yesterday for alleged use of "abusive" language by BSP workers on Thursday.
The officer said that police is looking for Dayashankar Singh against whom BSP had lodged an FIR.
"Police is looking for Dayashankar Singh and he will be caught soon", the officer said.
Raj Bhawan sources said that Singh has sought an appointment with Governor Ram Naik tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Swati Singh has demanded that BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui who had raised "derogatory" slogans from the dais during the BSP protest in Lucknow on Thursday be arrested at the earliest.
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