Punjab’s residence division has requested the Uttar Pradesh authorities to take custody of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari from Rupnagar jail by April eight. Ansari, who is needed in numerous circumstances in Uttar Pradesh, has been lodged in Rupnagar district jail in reference to an alleged extortion case since January 2019.
In a letter to the Uttar Pradesh Extra Chief Secretary (Dwelling), the house division of Punjab requested for appropriate preparations to be made for the switch of undertrial prisoner Ansari.
“The mentioned handover is to be made at district jail Rupnagar on/earlier than April eight,” the letter acknowledged.
Ansari suffers from sure medical situations and the identical could also be stored in thoughts whereas making preparations for his transport from Rupnagar jail to Banda jail in UP, it mentioned.
The Punjab residence division referred to the March 26 Supreme Court docket order that had directed the state authorities to switch the MLA from Mau to Uttar Pradesh’s Banda jail in two weeks.
Delivering the order, the apex courtroom had additionally famous that Ansari was allegedly concerned in numerous circumstances of try and homicide, homicide, dishonest and conspiracy aside from offences below the Gangsters Act, lodged in Uttar Pradesh and 10 of those circumstances are at completely different levels of the trial.