The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday transferred Lavalesh Tiwari, Sunny Singh and Arun Maurya, the three shooters who killed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad on Saturday, have been transferred from Prayagraj’s Naini Central Jail to Pratapgarh District Jail. The transfer has been carried out on administrative grounds.
The three shooters have been despatched to Naini jail after being despatched to 14-day judicial custody on Sunday. All three accused have been saved individually from different prisoners and their particular monitoring is being finished by jail officers.
Atiq Ahmad, needed in additional than 100 circumstances together with the homicide of lawyer Umesh Pal, was shot lifeless alongside together with his brother Ashraf whereas they have been being taken for a medical examination in Prayagraj. The three shooters posed as journalist, and shot the Ahmad brothers at point-blank vary in full view of digital camera crews. The shooters instantly surrendered after the killing and have been arrested.
Atiq Ahmad was shot lifeless on the identical day his son Asad Ahmad, killed in an alleged encounter with UP police, was buried.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities has arrange a three-member judicial committee to probe Atiq Ahmad’s killing. The panel can be headed by retired Allahabad excessive courtroom decide Arvind Kumar Tripathi, and can embody retired decide BK Soni and ex-DGP Subesh Kumar Singh.