Allahabad High Court sentences Mukhtar Ansari to 7 years in prison for abusing, pointing gun at jailer

The trial court order acquitting Ansari was set aside on the ground that it completely ignored the evidence of the jailor given in examination-in-chief and had only considered his cross examination.
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The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday sentenced Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mukhtar Ansari to seven years' imprisonment for intimidating a jailer by abusing, pointing a pistol at him and threatening to kill him in 2003. [State of UP v. Mukhtar Ansari]

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