Mau (UP), Mar 4: Jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari’s son Abbas Ansari was on Friday booked for the violation of the election code and felony intimidation after a purported video of him threatening to “settle the account” with authorities officers surfaced on social media.
Abbas Ansari is contesting the Uttar Pradesh Meeting polls from Mau on the ticket of the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Occasion (SBSP), which has a tie-up with the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Occasion. Within the purported video, Abbas Ansari is seen telling a crowd throughout an election occasion that he has talked to Yadav to be sure that no switch or posting takes place in subsequent six months after the get together involves energy within the state. “Jo yahan hai wo yahan hi rahega, pehle hisaab-kitab hoga uske baad unke jaane ke certificate par mohar lagaya jaega (Those who are here, will remain here. First account will be settled with them and only after that their departure papers will be stamped,” Ansari is purportedly seen saying within the video.
The precise location and date of the incident will not be clear but. Mau Superintendent of Police Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan stated the FIR has been registered underneath IPC Sections 171 G (false assertion in reference to an election) and 506 (felony intimidation) on the Sadar Kotwali over the video. “Besides, a report of the incident has been sent to the returning officer of the Assembly constituency for further action,” the officer added.
Reacting to the Mau candidate’s video, the BJP tweeted, “The ‘sahabzade’ of the mafia has told ‘babua’ (Akhilesh Yadav) that no officer should be transferred before six months. Transfer will be done only after the account has been settled.” “What account is he dreaming of settling? It appears that he is not able to understand which way the wind is blowing #SP_means_hooliganism,” the get together stated.
Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya additionally tweeted the video and alleged that Abbas Ansari is overtly threatening the administration and police officers. Mau goes to the polls within the seventh and final part of the Uttar Pradesh Meeting elections on March 7. Mukhtar Ansari had been representing the seat since 1996 however he’s at present in jail as he’s going through trial in plenty of instances. PTI