MLA Mukhtar Ansari shifted to U.P. jail
: Mau MLA Mukhtar Ansari was on Wednesday lodged at a jail in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda after being transferred from Ropar jail in Punjab, officers stated.
Escorted by a safety staff of the U.P. police, Mr. Ansari was then put by a sequence of checks and no unlawful merchandise was discovered on him, stated the State Prison Department.
A staff of docs from Government Medical College, Banda, examined him and concluded that he had no speedy well being issues, stated a spokesman for the Prison Department. The legislator can even be examined for COVID-19.
In Banda jail, he can be lodged in a barrack that can be below round the clock surveillance.
“The jail administration has taken adequate measures for Mukhtar Ansari’s security,” stated the spokesperson.
The controversial MLA, who has 16 pending circumstances in opposition to him, was transferred to the custody of U.P. authorities on the instructions of the Supreme Court.