Alleging inhuman therapy in the direction of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, his brother on Wednesday stated Ansari was not given water and meals whereas he was being transferred to Banda jail from Punjab. It may have been higher had he been shot lifeless at a crossing, Mukhtar Ansari’s brother stated.
“Inhuman therapy was meted to Mukhtar whereas being shifted from Punjab to Banda jail. In over 15 hours journey, he was not given water and meals on the best way and was additionally denied medical help. Resulting from this, he turned unwell and reached Banda jail in a semi-unconscious state,” Afzal Ansari, the BSP MP from Ghazipur stated.
Afzal Ansari, nevertheless, didn’t elaborate on how did he get to know concerning the therapy meted out to his brother throughout his switch to the Banda jail.
“The Yogi Adityanath authorities has left behind Britishers by such acts. Opposite to the jail handbook, Mukhtar has been saved in an isolation barrack. Those that have to guard legal guidelines are creating terror. It might have be higher that he (Mukhtar) was made to face at some street crossing and shot lifeless.” he stated.
The Uttar Pradesh authorities, nevertheless, has denied all allegations and stated a group of medical doctors of the Banda Medical School examined Mukhtar Ansari on the jail and no “fast” well being points have been discovered by it.
“Undertrial Ansari was introduced from Punjab’s Ropar jail at about four.50 am to Banda jail gate by a particular group and he lastly bought entry at 5 am. All his belongings have been checked and no objectionable objects have been discovered. A group of Banda Medical school medical doctors did his check-up and located no fast well being points,” the Uttar Pradesh authorities stated in a press release.
“Mukhtar Ansari could be examined for COVID-19 later within the day contained in the jail. Based on the Supreme Courtroom orders, with the assistance of district administration and Chief Medical officer, Banda, his well being preparations are being ensured,” the assertion stated.
ADG, Jail Anand Kumar has given strict directions for round the clock safety of Mukhtar Ansari, who can also be Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP) MLA from Mau.
Elaborate preparations have been made contained in the jail, the place he will likely be saved in barrack quantity 16, which will likely be beneath 24-hour digicam surveillance, the assertion stated, including your complete Banda jail is roofed with CCTV cameras and is being monitored by senior officers from jail headquarter command centre in Lucknow.
For outer safety of the jail, a further pressure of PAC has been deployed and Banda metropolis Justice of the Peace has been made incharge jail superintendent for administrative and safety preparations, it stated.
Two new deputy jailors have been deputed and extra head jail warder and jail warder have been made out there to the jail, the federal government assertion stated.
Afzal Ansari additionally claimed that the blood sugar stage and blood strain of Mukhtar Ansari, who has diabetes, have elevated and alleged that the jail administration just isn’t accepting the request to supply him a physician.
“As a substitute of treating him, he was being administered an injection to place him to sleep,” Afzal Ansari alleged. He additional claimed that his brother was saved within the ambulance for over one-and-half hours even after reaching the Banda jail.
“At round 9 am, some individuals recognized to Mukhtar reached the jail to fulfill him however have been returned from the jail premises. Mukhtar is an undertrial and regardless of this, he’s getting handled like a convict,” he stated, including “such a therapy was by no means given to any undertrial within the historical past of the nation”.
After spending over two years in a Punjab jail, Mukhtar Ansari was introduced again to Banda jail within the early hours of Wednesday.
He was ferried in an ambulance guarded by a robust posse of gun-toting safety personnel all through his 900-km journey from Rupnagar to the Uttar Pradesh city within the Bundelkhand area.
Mukhtar Ansari was lodged in Rupnagar jail in January 2019 in reference to an extortion case.
He’s going through 52 instances in Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere, and 15 of them are within the trial stage.
(With PTI inputs)