The ambulance which was used to ferry gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from a Punjab jail to a Mohali courtroom just lately was discovered deserted on Manali highway close to Ropar. Groups of the Punjab police have rushed to grab the automobile.
Earlier at the moment, a particular investigation workforce (SIT) was arrange by the Uttar Pradesh police fo additional probe into the difficulty of faux paperwork of the mentioned ambulance. On April 2, a case was registered in Barabanki after the paperwork of the ambulance bearing UP registration quantity had been discovered to be pretend.
Needed in Uttar Pradesh for numerous instances, Ansari, a BSP MLA from Mau was on March 31 produced earlier than the Mohali courtroom in reference to an alleged 2019 extortion matter. Ansari was taken to courtroom in a wheelchair, amid tight safety preparations. He was despatched again to Punjab’s Rupnagar jail, the place he’s lodged since January 2019, within the ambulance after the looks.
An FIR was registered below related sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with 420 (forgery), 471 (fraudulently or dishonestly utilizing paperwork as real), 467 (forgery of worthwhile safety) and 468 (forgery for function of dishonest).
The Supreme Court docket had just lately directed the Punjab authorities at hand over the custody of Ansari to the Uttar Pradesh Police, saying it was being denied on trivial grounds below the guise of medical points.
The apex courtroom had additionally mentioned convict or an undertrial prisoner, who disobeys the legislation of the land, can not oppose his switch from one jail to a different and the courts are to not be helpless bystanders when the rule of legislation is being challenged with impunity.
The courtroom had mentioned the custody of Ansari, a BSP MLA from the Mau constituency, be handed over to Uttar Pradesh inside two weeks in order to lodge him in Banda district jail in Uttar Pradesh.