Mukhtar Ansari brought back to Banda jail from Punjab prison
The officers undertook a 900km journey spanning over 14 hours to carry back the BSP legislator to Uttar Pradesh.
Dreaded gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari was brought back to Banda jail on early Wednesday morning after spending over two years in a Punjab prison, police mentioned.
Acting on a Supreme Court order, the Uttar Pradesh Police took custody of the 57-year-old BSP legislator at Rupnagar jail on Tuesday to carry him back to Banda prison.
After a 900-km highway journey that took over 14 hours, the five-time MLA reached Banda jail, the place he was lodged in barrack quantity 15.
“Security personnel have been posted inside as well as outside the jail premises,” Banda jailor Pramod Tiwari mentioned.
Ansari will probably be guarded by three safety personnel round the clock contained in the barrack, he mentioned. Besides, a panel of 4 docs has been constituted on the apex court docket’s instructions to monitor Ansari’s well being.