Lucknow: The Particular Process Power (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police tried to seize gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad’s son Asad Ahmad and his confederate Ghulam alive, however they had been killed in “retaliatory firing” in the state’s Jhansi district on Thursday, the First Data Report (FIR) filed by STF deputy superintendent of police, Navendu Kumar, stated on Friday.
The small print of the FIR come in opposition to the backdrop of a political controversy over the encounter, which occurred on the similar time Atiq and his brother Khalid Azeem, alias Ashraf, had been being produced in a Prayagraj courtroom.
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Police stated the encounter occurred at 12.45pm on Thursday when two groups intercepted Asad (19) and Hasan (40) on the Kanpur-Jhansi freeway. Each had been absconding after being named in the homicide of Umesh Pal, a lawyer who was a key witness in a sensational 2005 homicide and who was gunned down together with two police guards exterior his residence in Prayagraj on February 24.
The encounter on Thursday was carried out by a 12-member STF group led by DSPs Navendu Kumar and Vimal Kumar Singh.
The FIR, filed at Badagaon police station of Jhansi, stated that the group acquired a particular enter on Wednesday that Asad and Ghulam had been hiding close to Jhansi. The duo had been sighted on a bike 100 metres away from the Parichha dam bend round 11.30 am, and the police requested them to cease their motorbike and give up, the police added. Nevertheless, they sped up their car and entered a tough, slender lane.
When Vimal Kumar’s group cornered them, Asad and Ghulam fell on the bottom and started firing with foreign-make weapons and the STF retaliated, the FIR stated, including that intermittent firing from either side lasted half-hour and that 49 rounds had been fired. “The members of each the (STF) groups, who surrounded them, tried to succeed in inside their firing vary with out caring for his or her lives and tried to catch them alive, however needed to return fireplace in self-defence in view of the indiscriminate firing from the miscreants.”
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In response to the FIR, Navendu fired two pictures and Vimal shot one. Round 12.52pm, after confirming the 2 accused had been alive, the police group referred to as the hospital and ambulance companies and shifted them to a close-by hospital. When the group reached the hospital, they got here to know that each of them have died, it added.
Dr Narendra Sengar, one of many three docs who performed the autopsy examination, stated that the 2 had been useless for almost 90 minutes after they had been delivered to the hospital.