The Supreme Court on Monday (8 February 2021) heard a petition related to the case of transfer of Mau’s Bahubali MLA Mukhtar Ansari from Punjab jail to Uttar Pradesh. According to media reports, the UP government in the Supreme Court accused the Punjab government of saving the gangsters. At the same time, Ansari requested not to send UP, citing former Vice President Hamid Ansari and his family. The next hearing of the case will be on 24 February.
Mukhtar Ansari gave his family background in the Supreme Court Referring to Said that he belongs to a family whose members were part of India’s freedom struggle. He also cited his connection with Hamid Ansari.
In Ansari’s petition where did it go, “The defendant is part of a family that has made a huge contribution to the Indian independence movement. Giving India a leader like Hamid Ansari who was the Vice President. Apart from this, Baba Shaukatullah Ansari was the Governor of Odisha. Honorable Justice Asif Ansari was the Judge of Allahabad High Court. “
Solicitor general presented by UP government Tusshar Mehta told That the Punjab government is opposing sending Mukhtar Ansari to Uttar Pradesh. The Punjab government says that Mukhtar Ansari is a victim of depression and says that he is from the family of freedom fighter. In reality, he is a gangster and he did not seek bail for the case in Punjab because he is happy in the jail there.
He said that there are serious allegations against Ansari and the cases are pending in UP. Two years ago he was brought to Punjab in a case related to a minor and since then he is in jail here. He should be transferred to UP jail in view of the related case. Ansari is evading appeals in a pending case in UP.
Solicitor General told the Supreme Court that how can the Punjab government support Ansari? Why is Punjab protecting Ansari? The Solicitor General said that Ansari has serious cases registered in UP and summons has been issued in that.
Significantly, the Punjab government has refused to hand over Bahubali and mafia Mukhtar Ansari to Rupnagar jail to Uttar Pradesh Police. After this, the Uttar Pradesh government filed a petition in the Supreme Court, which said that due to the absence of Mukhtar Ansari, the cases were not being heard.
According to the Yogi government, warrants were issued for arrest several times, but till now the Punjab government has been avoiding this. The Punjab government is delaying in handing over to Mukhtar Ansari citing health reasons.
Recently, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Alka Rai from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh wrote a letter to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, accusing her of saving Bahubali Mukhtar Ansari. Alka Rai is the wife of former MLA Krishnanand Rai, whose murder was accused by Mukhtar Ansari. BJP MLA Alka to Priyanka Vadra Emotional question asked Why was his government saving the killer? Significantly, the Congress is the government in Punjab.