Ill-Gotten Properties Of Gangsters, Mafia Worth Over Rs 1,800 Crore Attached In UP: Police


Ill-Gotten Properties Of Gangsters, Mafia Worth Over Rs 1,800 Crore Attached In UP: Police

UP Police has both connected or demolished gangsters’ ill-gotten properties value over 1,800 crores


In a bid to interrupt the backs of gangsters and the mafia and discourage their actions, the Uttar Pradesh Police has connected or demolished their ill-gotten properties value over Rs 1,800 crores within the state.

In a particular marketing campaign from April 2017 until July 2021, 13,801 circumstances have been lodged beneath the Gangster Act and 43,294 accused arrested, whereas the National Security Act (NSA) was invoked in opposition to 630 individuals, Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Law and Order, Prashant Kumar instructed information company PTI.

“In the special campaign against mafia and gangsters to break their backbone and discourage criminal activities, we have attached or demolished their ill-gotten properties worth Rs 1,848 crores. This is a record as such action has never been taken before,” he mentioned.

According to part 14 of the Gangster Act, a district Justice of the Peace can order the attachment of a property, movable or immovable, if there may be cause to imagine that it has been acquired by a gangster as fee for an offence triable beneath this regulation.

Under the provisions, the booked individuals can be required to show to the administration that their connected properties aren’t ill-gotten, and they should current proof for his or her claims.

Asked in regards to the opposition”s allegation that biased motion was taken concentrating on a selected caste, the ADG asserted that the motion was “unbiased and without any discrimination”.

“In the state, 25 mafia were identified and action is being taken against them and their gang members to deter them from criminal activities and also give a message to those in the crime world,” he mentioned.

Top amongst these in opposition to whom motion was taken contains former MP Atiq Ahmad, BSP MLA Mukhtar Ansari, Sundar Bhati, Dhruv Kumar Singh, alias Kuntu Singh, Kumar mentioned.

Acting in opposition to Ahmad, who’s lodged in Gujarat”s Sabarmati jail, police have arrested 89 members of his gang, and properties value Rs 325 crore have been seized, demolished and free of his seize.

Arms licences of 60 members of his gang have been additionally cancelled, the officer mentioned.

In BSP legislator Ansari’s case, who’s lodged in Banda jail, the police connected properties value Rs 194 crore, and motion was taken in opposition to 244 gang members, the officer mentioned.

Arms licences of 122 gang members have been cancelled, whereas 158 have been arrested, he added.

Similarly, within the motion in opposition to Bhati, a gangster of western UP presently lodged in Sonbhadra jail, the police connected properties value over Rs 63 crores and 4 arms licences of his gang members have been cancelled, Mr Kumar mentioned.

In the case of Kuntu Singh, who’s lodged in Ballia jail, the police connected or demolished properties value over Rs 17.91 crores, he mentioned.

The ADG mentioned the police have been additionally making an attempt to successfully pursue the circumstances in opposition to such components in courts.

Many hardened criminals, together with Lucknow”s Om Prakash Srivastava, alias Babloo Srivastava, Muzaffarnagar”s Sanjeev Maheshwari, alias Jeeva, and Gautam Buddh Nagar”s Sunder Bhati and Singhraj Bhati have been awarded life imprisonment by courts as a consequence of efficient pursual of their case by the police, the officer mentioned.

(This story has not been edited by India07 workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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