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Gangster-Politician Mukhtar Ansari Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 63

Gangster-Politician Mukhtar Ansari Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 63



Prohibitory orders have been imposed throughout Uttar Pradesh.

Jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari has died of a cardiac arrest after being hospitalised on Thursday night. The five-time former MLA from Mau in Uttar Pradesh had been in jail within the state and in Punjab since 2005. 

A medical bulletin stated the 63-year-old, who was lodged in a jail in UP’s Banda, had been taken to the Rani Durgavati Medical School within the district by jail authorities in an unconscious state round 8.25 pm on Thursday after complaining of vomiting. 

“The affected person was supplied instant medical care by a workforce of 9 docs. However, regardless of their finest efforts, the affected person died as a result of a cardiac arrest,” the bulletin, which was in Hindi, stated. 

A big workforce of police personnel had been deployed exterior the hospital shortly after Ansari was taken there and prohibitory orders below Part 144 of the Felony Process Code (CrPC) have been imposed throughout Uttar Pradesh following his dying, information company PTI reported. 

Uttar Pradesh Director Common of Police Prashant Kumar stated further police personnel in addition to Central Reserve Police Power groups have additionally been deployed in Banda, Mau, Ghazipur and Varanasi districts.

Earlier Hospitalisation

Ansari had additionally been hospitalised within the early hours of Tuesday and discharged after almost 14 hours. His brother, Ghazipur MP Afzal Ansari, had then claimed that the gangster-turned-politician was being given a “toxic substance” in jail.

“Mukhtar stated that he was given a toxic substance in his meals in jail. This occurred for the second time. He was given poison round 40 days in the past as properly. And, not too long ago, on March 19 or March 22, he was once more given this (poison) as a result of which his situation is dangerous,” Afzal Ansari had been quoted as saying by PTI. 

The jail division had, nevertheless, stated Ansari’s well being had deteriorated and he had fallen within the washroom earlier than being taken to the hospital round 3.45 am on Tuesday.  

“Because of the sudden deterioration within the well being of prisoner Mukhtar Ansari and falling in the bathroom within the evening, he was instantly given therapy by the jail physician. After informing the district administration, a workforce of docs was known as by which the prisoner was referred to the medical faculty within the evening itself,” an announcement by the jail administration had stated. 

61 Felony Circumstances

Ansari, a resident of Mau, had 61 prison instances towards him, of which 15 have been on homicide fees. He had joined a gang within the Nineteen Eighties after which shaped his personal within the Nineties. The gang was concerned in extortion and kidnapping within the Mau, Ghazipur, Varanasi and Jaunpur districts.

In 2004, he was charged below the now-scrapped Prevention of Terrorism Act after a machine gun was discovered from his hideout and had been in jail for the reason that 12 months after that. In April 2023, he was sentenced to 10 years for the homicide of BJP MLA Krisnanand Rai and, on March 13 this 12 months, he had been given a life time period in a faux gun licence case from 1990.

Of the 5 occasions Ansari was elected as an MLA from Mau, two have been on a Bahujan Samaj Celebration ticket.

In a put up on X, the Samajwadi Celebration has condoled his dying.

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