"He accumulated enormous wealth by striking terror in minds of people": Allahabad High Court denies bail to Mukhtar Ansari

The Court noted that it was a most unfortunate and ugly face of our democracy that a person facing almost two dozen sessions trials, got elected by the public as their representative for six consecutive times.
Mukhtar Ansari with Allahabad High Court
Mukhtar Ansari with Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court last week refused to grant bail to former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mukhtar Ansari in a case under the Uttar Pradesh Gangster and Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act 1986 [Mokhtar Ansari v. State of Uttar Pradesh].

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