The Kareli police are probably to report the assertion of gangster-politician and former MP Atiq Ahmad in an extortion and assault case.
The case was lodged on the grievance of Mohd Azam, a resident of Kasari Masari space, in August final 12 months towards the ex-MP’s son Ali Ahmad and henchmen.
The complainant had alleged that the henchmen threatened him at gunpoint at his under-construction plot in Ainuddinpur space of Prayagraj on August 14, 2022. In addition to issuing threats, in addition they allegedly demanded a sum of ₹10 lakh from him.
Atiq’s males assaulted Azam when he refused to give them the cash, the complainant instructed the police. He, by some means, escaped after scaling the boundary wall. Whereas the police arrested one of many named accused, others had been nonetheless at massive.
Later, Atiq’s identify was additionally included in the FIR.
Police officers stated the investigation revealed that Asaad and Atiq’s different henchmen tried to extort Azam on the ex-MP’s behest. Asaad, stated to be an in depth and trusted aide of Atiq, reportedly takes care of his unlawful actual property enterprise. He’s needed in three instances registered at Kareli and Puramufti police stations. A money reward of ₹25000 was introduced for info main to his arrest, the police added.
Earlier, the police procured ‘B’ warrant (manufacturing or transit warrant) towards Atiq in a ₹5 crore extortion case. After recording his assertion in each the instances, the police will submit a charge-sheet to the courtroom. Atiq is at the moment lodged in Gujarat’s Sabarmati jail.