Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad on Wednesday claimed that he was being harassed in Gujarat’s Sabarmati Central Jail and likewise stated that his household was ruined and that he was protected due to the media. The previous Uttar Pradesh MLA and Lok Sabha MP was taken to Prayagraj from high-security Sabarmati Central Jail in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad metropolis on Tuesday by a group of UP Police by highway in reference to the Umesh Pal homicide case. The convoy halted in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district this morning for about 20 minutes, the place media individuals requested inquiries to Ahmad at round 7 am, reported PTI.
“My household is ruined. I’m protected due to you,” 60-year-old former Ahmad informed reporters.
“I’m protected due to you individuals. I’ve not telephoned anybody from there (contained in the jail) as jammers have been put in there. I’ve not hatched any conspiracy and am behind bars for the final six years,” he stated.
On being requested concerning the authorities saying he can be decimated, Ahmad claimed, “They’ve already decimated me. I’m additionally being harassed within the Sabarmati jail.”
Earlier on March 26 when he was taken to Prayagraj from the identical, the police group had then too made a halt at Shivpuri. When requested if he feared for his life, the gangster-turned-politician stated, “Kahe ka darr”. (what concern).
On Wednesday, the police convoy taking Ahmad to Prayagraj entered the Uttar Pradesh border from Jhansi at round 8.45 am.
Umesh Pal, a key witness within the 2005 BSP MLA Raju Pal homicide case, was shot useless alongside along with his two police safety guards exterior his house in Prayagraj’s Dhoomanganj space on February 24 this 12 months.
Based mostly on a criticism lodged by Umesh Pal’s spouse Jaya Pal, a case was registered on February 25 towards Ahmad, his brother Ashraf, his spouse Shaista Parveen, two sons, aides Guddu Muslim and Ghulam, and 9 others.
Ahmad was introduced from Ahmedabad to Prayagraj on March 26 to supply him in MP/MLA courtroom, which sentenced him to life imprisonment within the 2006 Umesh Pal kidnapping case.