An accused within the Umesh Pal homicide case and on the run, the wife of slain gangster-politician Khalid Azeem (Ashraf) allegedly managed to keep away from police consideration when she came to the Allahabad excessive courtroom to file an anticipatory bail utility in reference to the case, on August 16.
Whilst police had been trying to find Zainab (Ashraf’s wife) for months, she was allegedly captured by the cameras put in on the courtroom premises. A CCTV seize purportedly exhibiting Zainab on the courtroom premises was doing the rounds on social media.
An applicant’s bodily presence in courtroom is necessary to file anticipatory bail plea.
The declare, nevertheless, is but to be verified by police. A senior police official in Prayagraj stated groups constituted for the arrest of Shaista Parveen (Atiq Ahmed’s wife), Zainab and different absconding accused had been requested to conduct raids and control individuals who may assist the accused.
Nevertheless, the official stated the presence of Zainab on the Excessive Court docket was but to be confirmed.
Zainab’s signature and pictures point out that she arrived on the courtroom for submission of the anticipatory bail plea by her lawyer.
It’s value mentioning that one other case for contempt of courtroom was registered towards Shaista, Zainab, Sabir, Armaan and Guddu Muslim a day in the past at Dhumanganj police station in Prayagraj.
Zainab is an accused within the Umesh Pal homicide case and he or she additionally allegedly offered shelter to the assailants. An arrest warrant was issued towards Zainab and, apart from the Prayagraj police, STF groups had been additionally finishing up raids in a number of states to arrest her.
Earlier, police suspected Zainab to be in Delhi. Later, it was additionally suspected that she was current at a resort in Lucknow from the place Atiq’s lawyer Vijay Mishra was arrested at first of August.