Security was heightened ahead of the verdict by an MP-MLA court docket in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur in a kidnapping and homicide case against gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, his elder brother and BSP MP Afzal Ansari on Saturday.
Earlier in January this yr, the police registered a homicide case against Mukhtar Ansari in connection to the 2001 ‘Usri Chatti’ gang struggle incident.
A case underneath part 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against Ansari at PS Mohammadabad in Ghazipur.
Earlier on January 18, Allahabad Excessive Court docket dismissed the March 15 order of the Ghazipur MP/MLA Court docket, which allowed Ansari to be saved in a superior-class jail in Banda.
Whereas giving the order, the court docket had mentioned the order of the particular court docket is with out jurisdiction, and gangster, dreaded legal Bahubali Ansari will not be legally entitled to get a superior class in jail.
Earlier on December 15 final yr, Ansari and his aide Bhim Singh had been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by the Gangster Court docket in Ghazipur in 5 instances associated to homicide and try and homicide.
The instances embrace the homicide of constable Raghuvansh Singh and a murderous assault on a further SP of Ghazipur amongst others.
On September 21, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad Excessive Court docket convicted Mukhtar Ansari and sentenced him for threatening jailer SK Awasthi and pointing a pistol at him. The case dates to 2003 when Lucknow district jail jailer SK Awasthi lodged an FIR saying that he was threatened to order a search of the individuals who got here to satisfy Ansari in jail.
On September 23, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad Excessive Court docket sentenced him to 5 years in a case registered in 1999 underneath the Gangster Act. The court docket had additionally imposed a nice of ₹50,000 on Mukhtar in this 23-year-old case. (ANI)