The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday sought a probe into the usage of a personal ambulance by Punjab police for ferrying gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from jail to a court docket final week.
“It has additionally come to mild that the Punjab Police allowed Ansari to commander a personal ambulance to ferry him to a Mohali court docket from the Rupnagar jail in violation of all norms. This ambulance has now been discovered deserted close to Rupnagar”, Shiromani Akai Dal (SAD) chief Daljit Singh Cheema stated.
He claimed all this has lent credence to the assertions of the Uttar Pradesh police that the Punjab authorities was “in cahoots” with Ansari and that there have been “orders from the very prime to facilitate him in each method attainable.”
“There can’t be every other reply as to why the Punjab Police allowed Ansari the usage of a personal ambulance which had been registered on the idea of pretend paperwork. This could possibly be a part of a much bigger conspiracy which must the unearthed by a free and truthful probe by a central company,” Cheema stated in an announcement right here.
The ambulance, which was used to ferry Ansari to a Mohali court docket was discovered deserted outdoors a roadside eatery at Chandigarh-Nangal freeway in Punjab’s Rupnagar district on Saturday.
The BSP MLA from Mau, who is needed in Uttar Pradesh for varied instances, was taken within the ambulance from Rupnagar jail to a Mohali court docket in reference to an alleged 2019 extortion matter on March 31.
A case was registered in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki after the paperwork of the ambulance have been discovered to be faux and one individual was arrested on Monday.
The opposition Shiromani Akali Dal had earlier accused the Punjab authorities of giving “political shelter” to Ansari by maintaining him in Rupnagar jail as a “state visitor” on “trumped-up expenses”.
The Supreme Courtroom had lately directed the Punjab authorities handy over the custody of Ansari to the Uttar Pradesh Police inside two weeks after which a UP police workforce left for Punjab on Monday.