Ansari’s property seized, 96 aides held in U.P. crackdown
The Uttar Pradesh police on Monday mentioned it had thus far seized, freed or demolished property price an estimated ₹192 crore linked to jailed MLA Mukhtar Ansari and folks related to him.
Meanwhile, a senior police officer mentioned Mr. Ansari could be dropped at U.P. from a jail in Punjab with enough safety in place following the instructions of the Supreme Court and as per the Rules for Guards and Escorts 1970.
The State police had underlined that the apex courtroom’s path to the Punjab authorities at hand over custody of the MLA from Mau to U.P., was an “important sucess”.
Days after police in Barabanki registered an FIR towards a lady BJP chief Alka Rai on expenses of dishonest and forgery after it surfaced that an ambulance with a quantity plate from the district was used to ferry Mr. Ansari from Ropar jail to a courtroom in Mohali by the Punjab police, a suspected automobile was discovered in Ropar, mentioned Barabanki SP Yamuna Prasad.
A automobile considered the suspected unlawful ambulance was discovered close to a dhaba in an “abandoned state” by a U.P. police staff who had gone to Punjab, he mentioned. If discovered to be the identical automobile, it could be taken into custody, he added.
In Lucknow, ADG Law and Order, U.P. Prashant Kumar mentioned Mr. Ansari’s identify had additionally emerged in the course of the investigation in the Barabanki ambulance case.
Mr. Ansari has 52 FIRs lodged towards him, of which 16 are sub-judice, mentioned police.
Mr. Kumar mentioned the alleged “illegal property” amassed by the controversial MLA was being connected below the Gangsters Act whereas unlawful building was being demolished. Other benami property of belonging to Mr. Ansari, outlined by the federal government as a history-sheeter and gangster, and his associates was additionally being recognized, police added.
A complete of 96 individuals linked to Mr. Ansari have been thus far arrested of which motion towards 75 was taken below the Gangsters Act, mentioned Mr. Kumar. Weapon licenses of 72 such individuals have been cancelled or suspended, police added.