Jailed BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari to face criminal conspiracy charge in ambulance case
Jailed MLA from Mau Mukhtar Ansari, who is ready to be transferred to a jail in Uttar Pradesh from Punjab, will now face fees of criminal conspiracy for his alleged position in forging paperwork and procuring an ambulance for personal and unlawful use.
The controversy erupted final week after the U.P. authorities alleged that the Punjab authorities had allowed Mr. Ansari to be escorted to court docket in a bulletproof, luxurious ambulance that had a quantity plate of Barabanki district of U.P.
Barabanki police then registered an FIR against BJP leader Alka Rai on fees of dishonest and forgery after it surfaced that the ambulance was used to ferry Mr. Ansari from Ropar jail to a court docket in Mohali by the Punjab police.
Ms. Rai is the proprietor of the Shyam Sanjeevni Hospital in Mau district, underneath whose handle the ambulance was allegedly registered.
A case was lodged in opposition to her underneath numerous sections of the IPC.
Now, Barabanki police mentioned fees of criminal conspiracy, criminal intimidation and furnishing false paperwork and provisions of the CLA Act can be added to the FIR.
A police crew from Barabanki went to Mau and questioned the accused. During investigation, the identify of Mr. Ansari and a few others got here to mild for criminal conspiracy in making ready the solid paperwork, mentioned the SP.
The MLA and the others are accused of buying the ambulance by way of cast paperwork for actions in opposition to the legislation, registering it for incorrect use and holding the automobile in custody and working it regardless of the illegality, mentioned the SP.
One particular person, Rajnath Yadav of Mau, was arrested in the matter, whereas motion was being initiated in opposition to the remaining, mentioned the officer.