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Allahabad High Court Rejected Bail Plea of Uttar Pradesh’s MLA Abbas Ansari

Allahabad High Court Rejected Bail Plea of Uttar Pradesh’s MLA Abbas Ansari
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On Monday, 22 January 2024, the Allahabad High Court went on rejecting the bail plea of the Uttar Pradesh MLA Abbas Ansari, who is reportedly the son of gangster-turned-politician, Mukhtar Ansari, in an arms licence case.

In the order sent, the Lucknow bench of the high court claimed that a large number of metal cartridges were recovered from Abbas Ansari even though it was banned.

Meanwhile, Justice Subhas Vidyarthi went on to explain the seriousness of the case, as Abbas Ansari, despite being a public figure, committed this act.

Submitted on behalf of Abbas Ansari, an MLA of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party, Abbas Ansari as a shooter. Further on, he said that he had a valid arms licence and he could keep three harms and had no illegality in it.

Further on, it was also said that the Delhi police had an interaction with the Uttar Pradesh Police regarding the movement of Abbas Ansari’s gun licence. Hence, it is not fair to say that he hid the information.

On the Contrary to the plea, the state counsel claimed to have recovered more than 8 arms and 4,000 cartridges from Abbas Ansari. In this matter, an FIR was lodged against him in 2019.

In the FIR, the accused Abbas Ansari, after obtaining a gun licence in Lucknow, purchased guns. Following this, he transferred his licence to Delhi and purchased guns based on the changed address.

“Although the applicant’s (Ansari) licence was issued initially at Lucknow had become invalidated on October 1, 2015, on the strength of the same licence he got a licence issued in New Delhi on June 1, 2017, and he purchased as many as 7 firearms” The High Court mentioned in its order. While a chargesheet in the case was filed on December 24, 2020.

Talking about Abbas Ansari’s political stint, he won the 2022 assembly polls on the ticket of SBSP, Which was at that time an alliance with the Samajwadi Party.

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