Gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s spouse on Tuesday moved the Supreme Courtroom in search of safety and safety for her husband as a crew of the Uttar Pradesh Police arrived in Punjab’s Ropar jail to take his custody. Ansari is being shifted to Uttar Pradesh’s Banda jail on the behest of the Supreme Courtroom. Ansari is a BSP MLA from Mau seat.
Ansari’s spouse mentioned that she fears for his life in Uttar Pradesh. She has urged the highest court docket to go vital instructions for her husband’s safety in the course of the transportation and in addition when he’s produced earlier than the courts for listening to. She mentioned that vital instructions needs to be given to the state Dwelling division and police to free and honest trial and “isn’t killed/encountered within the course of”.
Earlier on Monday, a crew of UP Police comprising 150 personnel reached Ropar to deliver again Ansari. He’s going through trial in a number of circumstances in Uttar Pradesh. The UP police crew is prone to return to Banda on Tuesday evening.
In the meantime, two barracks within the Banda jail have been transformed into an isolation cell for Ansari who will likely be lodged right here after he’s introduced again. The barrack may have a three-layer safety. The outer safety ring will likely be manned by two groups of civil police, every led by a sub-inspector and 10 armed constables. The second safety ring will comprise particular CCTVs which have been put in on the entry factors and a crew of 5 jail officers which can regulate the CCTV footage round the clock. The third and innermost ring will comprise a crew of jail warders.
Pramod Tiwari, appearing superintendent of the Banda District Jail, mentioned no different prisoner can entry Barrack Quantity-15 the place Mukhtar Ansari will likely be stored.
In accordance with the UP Police, Ansari is going through 52 circumstances within the state and elsewhere, and 15 of them are within the trial stage. Ansari has been lodged in Rupnagar jail since January 2019 in reference to an extortion case.
The police have, until now, arrested 96 criminals and seized, freed, or demolished property price Rs 192 crore linked to the BSP MLA and his associates.