NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha secretariat on Monday issued a notification saying the disqualification of Afzal Ansari from the Home following his conviction.
The Bahujan Samaj Celebration (BSP) lawmaker, who represented Ghazipur within the Lok Sabha. was convicted and handed out a four-year jail time period in a kidnapping and homicide case by a particular courtroom in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur. His youthful brother, gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari, was sentenced to 10 years in reference to the identical case registered below the UP Gangsters Act in 2007.
“Consequent upon his conviction…Afzal Ansari, Member of Lok Sabha representing the Ghazipur Parliamentary Constituency of Uttar Pradesh, stands disqualified from the membership of Lok Sabha from the date of his conviction i.e. 29 April, 2023 by way of the provisions of Article 102(1)(e) of the Structure of India learn with Part 8 of the Illustration of the Individuals Act, 1951,” the notification issued by the secretariat learn.
Ansari is the second Lok Sabha MP to be disqualified in latest months. In April, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi was disqualified after being convicted in a defamation case and sentenced to 2- years in jail.
The case below the Uttar Pradesh Gangsters and Anti-Social Actions (Prevention) Act towards the Ansari brothers wherein Afzal Ansari was convicted was registered In reference to the homicide of Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) legislator Krishnanand Rai and 6 others in Bhawarkol space of Ghazipur in November 2005. The circumstances have been registered on the Mohammadabad police station in 2007.
This was the primary case wherein Afzal Ansari has been convicted. His brother, Mukhtar Ansari has been convicted in 4 circumstances thus far.
Aside from Ansari, his brothers have additionally been booked below the UP Gangsters Act in reference to the homicide of the then MLA from Ghazipur, Krishnanad Rai, on November 29, 2005 together with the kidnapping and homicide of Varanasi-based dealer Nand Kishore Rungta in 1997.