PRAYAGRAJ The three assailants, who shot gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad and his youthful brother Khalid Azeem aka Ashraf, have been shifted from Prayagraj’s Naini Central Jail to the Pratapgarh district jail on Monday. The shifting of the shooters was executed on administrative grounds, stated officers.
They have been taken from Prayagraj at 12 midday and reached Pratapgarh at 2.10 pm, acknowledged the workplace of DG (Prisons), Lucknow.
Sunny Singh, 23 of Hamirpur, Lavlesh Tiwari, 22, of Banda and Arun Maurya, 18 of Kasganj have been arrested quickly after the dramatic shootout outdoors the Prayagraj hospital the place policemen have been escorting Atiq Ahmad and Ashraf for a medical check-up on Saturday evening. The trio was despatched to Naini Jail on 14-day judicial custody.
At Pratapgarh jail, the three have been saved separate from the opposite prisoners and their particular monitoring is being executed by jail officers, shared officers conscious of the event.
Atiq Ahmad’s son, Ali Ahmad, can be lodged in a excessive safety cell at Naini Central Jail. Ali was in a state of shock and have become upset and aggressive when he got here to find out about his father and uncle’s homicide accused additionally being introduced to Naini jail.
In addition to Ali, many henchmen and gang members of Atiq Ahmad are additionally lodged in several barracks of Naini Central Jail. These embody Atiq’s brother-in-law Dr Akhlaq Ahmad, who too has been arrested in reference to the February 24 murders of lawyer Umesh Pal and his two police guards, shared officers.