May 11, 2021

Gangster case filed against UP MLA’s wife and brothers-in-law

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Lucknow, Sep. 13: Uttar Pradesh police have registered a case under the Gangster Act against MLA Mukhtar Ansari’s wife and brother-in-laws in the police station Gangwali on Saturday MLA Mukhtar Ansari’s wife, Afsa Ansari and his two brothers-in-law, Sarjeel Raza and Anwar Shahzad have been charged.
According to the police, Mukhtar’s wife Afsa Ansari and brother-in-laws Anwar Shahzad and Sarjeel have illegally occupied lands in several districts resulting in this case has been registered.
Police said, “These people committed crimes as an organized gang. A land which the District Magistrate Ghazipur has ordered to attach has been occupied by them in a illegal manner. At the same time, the accused Sarjil and Anwar have prepared and produced fake documents to get the government contract.”

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Mukhtar Ansari has been elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from the Mau constituency a record five times. He was the prime accused in the BJP Hindu fundamentalist Krishnanand Rai murder case among other crimes, and spent 13 years in jail. Notably, the Lucknow administration and the LDA had demolished the illegal building constructed by Mukhtar Ansari’s sons Omar and Abbas in Jiamau area in August last month.