Mukhtar Ansari with Allahabad High Court
Mukhtar Ansari with Allahabad High Court

After Atiq Ahmed episode, Allahabad High Court orders full security for Mukhtar Ansari; bars media from interviewing him

The Court was hearing a plea moved by Ansari's wife seeking directions to the State of Uttar Pradesh to safeguard Ansari's protection, as he is apprehending a threat to his life in jail.

Weeks after gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf were shot dead, the Allahabad High Court recently directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to ensure 'full security' to former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mukhtar Ansari [Afshan Ansari v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Others].

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