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India: Gangster Atiq Ahmad, brother Ashraf shot dumb in Prayagraj, three attackers arrested

Gangster Atiq Ahmed, and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were shot dumb at level-blank vary by three males posing as journalists in Prayagraj on Saturday night whereas they were being taken for the essential scientific checkup to the scientific college in police custody. The incident took space two days after Atiq’s son Asad Ahmed used to be killed by UP STF in an bump into in Jhansi. Asad had been cremated on Satuday.

Atiq Ahmed and his brother were reportedly killed when three assailants opened fire on them from level-blank vary in Prayagraj. ANI has reported that the three attackers were arrested. Police constable Maan Singh official also sustained a bullet afflict in the taking pictures, whereas a journalist used to be injured in descend amid the surprising commotion.

The killing used to be caught stay on television channels because the gangster brothers were speaking to the media whereas being on the switch. Sources said that spherical 20 photos were fired because the brothers collapsed on the bottom.

Allotment 144 of CrPC imposed in Prayagraj districts whereas an alert used to be sounded all the contrivance in which thru Uttar Pradesh. Police conducted flag march in Husainabad space of Lucknow after the murder of Atiq and Ashraf.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has launched constructing of a 3-member judicial commission to probe the incident. Senior officials also suspended the 17 law enforcement officials deployed for escorting Atiq and Asad to the scientific college.

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Atiq Ahmed used to be charged with murder of Umesh Friend on February 24 in Prayagraj. Umesh used to be a watch in the 2005 BSP MLA Raju Friend murder case in which Atiq used to be an accused.

On April 13, Atiq’s son Asad Ahmed and his shooter Ghulam were shot dumb by UP STF at some level of an bump into in Jhansi when they refused to resign and opened fire in an strive to flee. Each Asad and Ghulam were wanted for the murder of Umesh Friend and his two police safety guards exterior his dwelling in Prayagraj’s Dhoomanganj space, and had been identified in the CCTV photographs of the incident. Each Asad and Ghulam were carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh ($6000) every.

A case used to be filed in opposition to Atiq Ahmad, his brother Ashraf, Asad, Ghulam, and others on February 25 because a criticism made by Umesh Friend’s wife Jaya Friend.

The FIR used to be filed under the IPC sections 302 (murder), 307 (strive to murder), 506 (criminal intimidation), 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting with lethal weapons), 149 (unlawful assembly responsible of offence dedicated in prosecution of frequent object), and 302 (murder).

(With inputs from agencies)


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