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Barabanki/Chandigarh, Apr 2 (PTI) The UP Police have lodged an FIR, saying pretend paperwork had been used to register the ambulance, which lately ferried gangster-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari from a Punjab jail to a courtroom in that state.
The ambulance had the registration variety of UP’s Barabanki and was used to ferry Ansari from Punjab’s Rupnagar jail to a Mohali courtroom on March 31.
Amid a row over the difficulty, a Punjab Police official clarified that an inmate might be transported in a non-public ambulance on medical grounds and the price of conveyance needs to be borne by the prisoner.
The BSP MLA from Mau, who is needed in Uttar Pradesh for numerous circumstances, was produced earlier than the Mohali courtroom in reference to an alleged 2019 extortion case.
Ansari was taken to the courtroom in a wheelchair. He was despatched again to the Rupnagar jail, the place he’s lodged since January 2019.
“After an preliminary probe, the title and handle given for the registration of the ambulance had been discovered to be false. An FIR on this regard has been registered by a further street transport officer towards Dr Alka Rai, whose title was given for the registration of the ambulance,” a senior police official mentioned in Barabanki.
An FIR was registered underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with 420 (forgery), 471 (fraudulently or dishonestly utilizing paperwork as real), 467 (forgery of precious security) and 468 (forgery for function of dishonest).
Superintendent of Police Yamuna Prasad mentioned performing on media stories that Ansari was produced in a courtroom in Punjab on an ambulance with the registration variety of Barabanki, police groups probed the matter and located that paperwork equivalent to PAN, electoral picture ID card and others had been pretend.
The handle on which these paperwork had been made was additionally discovered to be improper, he mentioned.
Nonetheless, the Punjab Police official mentioned if an inmate has any medical situation, then he might be taken in a non-public ambulance, topic to due diligence by the security in-charge. The price of conveyance needs to be borne by the prisoner, he mentioned.
Based on the Punjab Prisoners (Attendance in Court docket) Guidelines, 1969, police can enable a non-public automobile on the request of a prisoner, the official added.
It was additionally clarified that ambulance during which Ansari was taken to the courtroom on March 31 was not a bullet-proof automobile.
In the meantime in UP”s Mau, Dr Alka Rai, the supervisor of Shyam Sanjivini Hospital there, mentioned that she had nothing to do with the ambulance and termed it as a conspiracy of Mukhtar Ansari and her rivals.
Dr Rai, who visited the Mau Kotwali police station on Friday, gave a criticism to police on this regard and appealed to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for justice.
The Supreme Court docket had lately directed the Punjab authorities handy over the custody of Ansari to the Uttar Pradesh Police, saying it was being denied on trivial grounds underneath the guise of medical points.
The apex courtroom had additionally mentioned convict or an undertrial prisoner, who disobeys the regulation of the land, can’t oppose his switch from one jail to a different and the courts are to not be a helpless bystander when the rule of regulation 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.
The apex courtroom had additionally famous that Ansari was allegedly concerned in numerous circumstances of try to homicide, homicide, dishonest and conspiracy other than offences underneath the Gangsters Act, lodged in Uttar Pradesh and out of them, 10 circumstances are on the trial stage.
Mukhtar Ansari”s spouse has written to President Ram Nath Kovind, expressing fears that he is perhaps killed in a pretend encounter whereas being transferred from Punjab to Uttar Pradesh following a Supreme Court docket course.
His brother, BSP MP from Ghazipur, Afzal Ansari informed PTI, “To divert consideration from the life menace to Mukhtar, BJP authorities is making wheelchair and ambulance as a difficulty.”
“If the BJP is making Mukhtar Ansari (2022) election agenda, we and our supporters can even make vindictive motion of the federal government towards their household a difficulty,” he mentioned.
Asserting that Mukhtar Ansari has been unwell for the previous two years, his brother mentioned that if there’s any shortcoming within the paperwork of the ambulance, a superb could possibly be imposed.
In the meantime, a Mohali courtroom has rejected a plea of Mukhtar Ansari who sought instructions to jail authorities to represent a medical board for analyzing him.
The courtroom of Judicial Justice of the Peace 1st Class (JMIC) Amit Bakshi mentioned the Supreme Court docket has already thought-about Ansari”s plea concerning his medical situation.
“There’s nothing on file which might recommend that after the apex courtroom order on March 26 there have been any contemporary medical points with the accused,” the Mohali courtroom choose mentioned. PTI CORR ABN SAB CHS VSD NSD RDK
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