Lucknow News: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh on Friday sentenced former UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari to five years imprisonment in a 23-year-old case related to the Gangster Act. jailed for five years). Let us inform that in the year 2020, Justice DK Singh passed the order to acquit Mukhtar on behalf of the MP-MLA court. Now the court has also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Ansari along with the sentence.
Case was registered in 1999
Advocate Rao Narendra Singh of Uttar Pradesh told that in the year 1999, a case was registered at Hazratganj police station in Lucknow. Ansari was acquitted in this case by a special court in the year 2020. At the same time, an appeal was filed by the state government against the order of acquittal in the year 2021. The High Court on Friday accepted the state government’s appeal and sentenced Ansari to five years in jail. Let us tell you that earlier on Wednesday, Mukhtar Ansari was sentenced to seven years in jail for threatening the jailer and pointing a pistol.
7 years of life spent in threatening the jailer
According to the information, in the year 2003, the then District Jail Jailor of Lucknow, SK Awasthi had filed a case in Alambagh Police. It alleged that people who had come to meet Ansari were threatened when they were ordered to be searched. Ansari was acquitted in this case also by a trial court. But on behalf of the state government, an appeal was filed in this matter also in the Lucknow Bench of the High Court. After which the court accepted the appeal and sentenced Mukhtar. At present, Mukhtar Ansari is lodged in Banda Jail.