Slain gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad’s son Ali Ahmad has been booked for demanding extortion and issuing threats from inside the jail, police officers have confirmed. Ali is presently lodged on the Naini Central Jail in reference to a case of extortion and assault on a property supplier.
FIRs within the contemporary extortion claims in opposition to Ali had been lodged on the Kareli police station of Prayagraj after complaints by former Chaial MLA Asif Jafri’s brother Mohd Wasik Jafri and one other individual.
Wasik, in his criticism, accused Ali and Atiq’s henchmen Asad Kalia and Imran of demanding ₹10 lakh from him in reference to a bit of land that his kin had purchased a number of years in the past. They threatened to eradicate him if he didn’t give them the quantity earlier than getting any work carried out on the land, Wasik alleged, including that every one this was carried out below the supervision of Ali even because the latter was incarcerated.
“An FIR has been registered and a probe is now underway,” mentioned Kareli station home officer Ramashray Yadav.
In the meantime, in one other FIR lodged on the criticism of 1 Mohd Afzal, a resident of Kasari Masari space of Prayagraj, the complainant mentioned a number of assailants carried out a murderous assault on him, moreover demanding ₹30 lakh from him within the identify of Ali and Asad (Atiq’s son who was killed in an encounter with UPSTF in July), on August 7.
“Just a few suspects have been summoned and are being questioned in reference to [Afzal’s] criticism,” mentioned the Kareli police.