Multi-layered safety preparations have been put in place on the Banda district jail the place BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari was shifted from Punjab’s Ropar jail early on Wednesday, officers stated. An extra platoon of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) has been deployed outdoors the jail.
The Uttar Pradesh Police introduced the gangster-turned-politician to the state to face trial in a lot of circumstances. He arrived on the jail round 5 am. Upon his arrival, Ansari’s belongings have been checked whereas he was frisked, scanned with a steel detector and made to cross by means of a door sensor.
The officers additionally checked the Mau MLA’s courtroom paperwork, in response to a press assertion issued by the jail headquarters, and located his Covid check report was lacking. They determined to get Ansari’s Covid check performed, however Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr ND Sharma stated, “So far, I have not been asked to collect Ansari’s samples for a Covid test.”
Doctors from Banda Medical College examined the MLA and didn’t discover any well being issues. The district administration and Dr Sharma are monitoring the MLA’s well being, in response to the jail division.
Ansari has been lodged in barrack quantity 16, which is provided with CCTV cameras, and will likely be monitored round the clock from the jail headquarters in Lucknow. The authorities has positioned Banda City Magistrate Keshav Gupta in control of the jail. Singh will supervise the jail’s administration and safety, and will likely be assisted by two deputy jailors and warders.
Meanwhile, the police claimed they’d obtained inputs about Ansari’s associates arriving within the district and shifting into rented lodging. The police have determined to confirm the id of tenants who’ve just lately shifted to the town.