On Tuesday, the gangster-turned- MLA Mukhtar Ansari was shifted from Punjab’s Ropar jail to Uttar Pradesh’s Banda Jail by UP Police. Soon after all the paperwork from the Ropar jail was done, UP Police left with Mukhtar Ansari and after 14 hours was able to reach Banda jail. After a few moments, SP Mahendra Pratap Singh Chauhan mentioned that Ansari’s health is fine and until 5:30 AM of today’s morning, Banda jail’s inspector stated that Mukhtar has reached the barracks.
Mukhtar Ansari was shifted from Punjab’s Ropar jail to UP’s Banda jail after travelling a distance of almost 1800 km. The UP police left with Ansari at 2 PM from Punjab with the deployment of almost 150 police officials. After Mukhtar has been shifted to Banda jail, he will be tested for Corona Virus and then will be shifted to the hospital and due to which, the Medical team is already present at the Banda jail since 12 AM.
However, Mukhtar Ansari’s new spot is the Banda Mandal Kargagar’s Barrack number 15. And bringing back Mukhtar Ansari wasn't an easy task as the routes from where he was being transposed were on high alert during that time.
As many as 52 cases of heinous crimes have been registered against Mukhtar Ansari in UP’s Ghazipur district, hence, the UP Police wanted his custody which they have been granted now.
Read the full biography of Mukhtar Ansari and his criminal cases here: Mukhtar Ansari Biography and criminal records
You may also like to read the Krishnanand Rai Biography, the central person in the Mukhtar Ansari case.