New Delhi, April 7
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday the plea of the wife of gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari searching for instructions to the Uttar Pradesh authorities to be sure that her husband’s life is (*9*) in the state in addition to being accorded truthful trial in instances towards him.
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy, as per the apex courtroom’s web site, would hear on April 9 the plea of Afshan Ansari, who has additionally expressed apprehension about doable makes an attempt to eradicate her partner in Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday obtained Ansari’s custody from its Punjab counterpart as per the course of the apex courtroom. He is accused of heinous crimes in a number of instances lodged towards him in Uttar Pradesh.
The plea in the apex courtroom has alleged that there’s a “genuine, persistent and grave threat” to Ansari’s life in Uttar Pradesh and there are “very high chances” that he can be eradicated if enough protection or safeguards in direction of his life aren’t directed by the apex courtroom.
The plea mentioned a number of makes an attempt had been made on his life in the previous by political rivals.
It sought course that transit of her husband from one jail to one other as additionally to the courtroom be video-graphed always and be carried out in the presence of officers of central police power akin to CRPF.
The high courtroom had on March 26 directed the Punjab authorities to hand over the custody of Ansari, who was lodged in Ropar jail there since January 2019 in reference to an alleged extortion case, to Uttar Pradesh Police.
The contemporary plea has sought instructions to the Uttar Pradesh authorities to present enough safeguards and protection to her husband whereas he’s shifted to district jail Banda in Uttar Pradesh from Punjab.
She has additionally sought instructions to the authorities to present protection to Ansari, an MLA from Mau constituency, whereas he’s lodged in Banda jail or another jail as could also be determined by the particular decide (MP/MLA courtroom) in Allahabad and in addition whereas he’s produced earlier than the courts in Uttar Pradesh.
The plea has sought instructions to the authorities to be sure that life of Ansari is protected and his rights below Article 21 of the Constitution are safeguarded whereas attending trial in all instances towards him in Uttar Pradesh.
“The threat to the life of the petitioner’s husband (Ansari) is not merely an apprehension, but has also been substantiated in the past by several attempts made on his life by political rivals,” it claimed.
“There is a hanging threat to the life of the petitioner’s husband and there are very high chances that he will be eliminated if adequate protection or safeguards towards his life are not directed by this court,” it mentioned. PTI