Extra bother is in retailer for the household of incarcerated five-term MLA, Mukhtar Ansari, because the state police imposed one other case of Gangsters’ Act against his elder son, Abbas Ansari, who’s already in jail in a money-laundering case. The case was registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate in November 2022, and his 4 aides.
Chitrakoot superintendent of police (SP), Arun Kumar Singh, confirmed the FIR of Gangsters’ Act was lodged against Abbas and his aides in Chitrakoot on Monday. He stated the Gangsters’ Act was imposed against Abbas Ansari, canteen contractor Navneet Sachan, Abbas’s spouse, Nikhat Ansari’s driver, Niyaz Ansari, native politician Faraz Khan and a Varanasi chartered accountant, Shahbaz Alam Khan. He stated the Gangsters’ Act was imposed after discovering concrete proof that all of them operated their gang in an organised method from contained in the jail when Abbas was lodged in Chitrakoot jail for round 4 months from November 2022 to February 2023.
One other police official stated that the canteen contractor, Navneet Sachan, driver Niyaz Khan and native politician Faraz Khan, in connivance with jail officers, have been instrumental in facilitating issues for Abbas whereas Shahbaz Alam Khan made funds to them on the behest of Abbas.
He stated this nexus working from the Chitrakoot jail was uncovered when Abbas Ansari’s spouse, Nikhat Ansari, who’s presently out on bail, was arrested on February 11, 2023, for illegally getting into the jail alongside together with her driver, Niyaz Ansari, throughout a shock raid. He stated that jail officers, together with the jail superintendent, have been suspended for being in connivance with them and 5 individuals together with a jail official have been arrested on this connection.
Abbas Ansari, who’s the sitting MLA from Mau meeting on Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Social gathering (SBSP) ticket, was shifted out of Chitrakoot jail to Kasganj jail 500km away on February 18, 2023, after this incident. Abbas’s father, gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari is serving jail sentence and faces trial in a number of instances as a part of the crackdown ordered by chief minister Yogi Adityanath.