New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s old warning to criminals and mafias from the state assembly that they would be ‘completely wiped out’ has once again come to the fore after the state’s Special Task Force (STF) tracked down and killed dreaded gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed. Started trending soon after it was released. Fugitive son Asad and his associate Ghulam in Jhansi. Both were wanted by the UP police in connection with the sensational murder of advocate Umesh Pal, the prime witness in the murder of the then BSP MLA Raju Pal in Prayagraj’s Dhumanganj area in February this year in 2005.
On February 25, there was a heated argument between the legislators of the ruling party and members of the opposition Samajwadi Party in the state assembly over the deteriorating law and order situation in the wake of the killing of Umesh Pal.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was then addressing the budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, hit back at Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav’s allegation of collapsing the machinery of law and order over the broad daylight murder of Umesh Pal and warned That ‘mafia ko mitti mein mila denge’ (He will completely eliminate the mafia from the state.)”
Responding to the SP chief, CM Yogi said, ‘Is it not true that Atiq Ahmed, who has been accused by the victim’s family, is a part of the mafia nurtured by the Samajwadi Party and we have only worked to break his back? ‘
Addressing the Speaker of the state assembly, CM Yogi said, “He (SP chief) is the godfather of all professional criminals and mafias. Crime is in their veins. And I am telling this House today, I will make this mafia fall on the ground (Mafia mixed with soil).
As soon as the news of Asad’s encounter broke, the old statement given by the UP Chief Minister in the state assembly started trending on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #YogiAditynath. Many Twitter users, including BJP’s national spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia, shared an old video of the Chief Minister of UP warning the criminals and mafia of the state.
Asad’s encounter foiled plan to free Atiq Ahmed, claims UP police
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday claimed that the encounter of Atiq Ahmed’s son Asad and his aide Ghulam, wanted in the Umesh Pal murder case, by the Special Task Force in Jhansi foiled their plan to help the jailed gangster-politician escape from the police. done. custody.
Sharing more details about the operation, the state’s Special Director General (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar revealed that teams of civilian police and special forces were deployed after Assad’s intelligence input of a plan to free his father Ateeq Ahmed by ambush. was deployed. The police convoy of the gangster-turned-politician was being brought to Uttar Pradesh for trial.
“We had information that the police convoy bringing accused Atiq and Ashraf back to UP in the (Umesh Pal murder case) case may be attacked to help them escape. In view of this information, the civilian police and special forces Teams were deployed,” said Prashant Kumar.
How did Jhansi encounter happen?
Revealing how the encounter took place, Kumar said that based on information, two teams were deployed and Asad was intercepted while he was on a bike with his associate Ghulam. “Acting on the information, both were killed in retaliatory firing at around 12:30 pm and 1 pm,” Kumar said. The Special Task Force carried out the entire operation.
He said that special teams have been formed and the matter is being continuously monitored after the murder of Umesh Pal. “A major incident took place in Prayagraj on February 24, in which some miscreants killed a witness by firing and throwing bombs,” said a senior police officer.
“Two uniformed personnel were also killed in the incident,” he added. “Since then the police formed special teams, which swung into action on several occasions. Armaan, Asad, Guddu and Sabir were identified in connection with the incident and a reward of Rs 5 lakh was declared on their heads,” the police said. ”
Assad, Ghulam shot dead in Jhansi
Earlier today, Asad and Ghulam, wanted in the Umesh Pal murder case of Prayagraj, were killed in a police encounter in Jhansi. There was a reward of five lakh rupees on each of these. Foreign-made weapons have been recovered, police said.
“Mafia-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed’s son Asad and Ghulam’s son Maqsudan, both wanted in Prayagraj’s Umesh Pal murder case and carrying a reward of Rs five lakh each; Navendu in Jhansi killed in encounter with UPSTF team led by DSP and DSP Vimal. Foreign-made sophisticated weapon recovered,” UP STF said.
Meanwhile, the Prayagraj Chief Judicial Magistrate Court on Thursday sent gangster-turned-politician Ateeq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf to four-day police custody in connection with the Umesh Pal murder case.
Umesh Pal’s mother thanks UP CM for giving justice
Shanti Devi, mother of slain lawyer Umesh Pal, on Thursday thanked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and expressed her commitment to the Uttar Pradesh government for delivering “justice” after Asad, son of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, was killed in an encounter. Expressed full confidence. In Jhansi.
Shanti Devi, mother of advocate Umesh Pal, who was killed in broad daylight in Prayagraj, said, “I thank CM Yogi ji for giving justice and appeal to him to give us justice further. We have full faith in the CM.” Year.
Umesh Pal’s widow Jaya Devi also thanked the Chief Minister. “I thank the Chief Minister who took such a decision. He punished the murderers of his daughter’s husband. This is justice. I hope that whatever the Chief Minister does, he will do well. I express my gratitude to the Chief Minister who is like a father.”