In Photos: Yogi govt bulldozes house of Atiq Ahmed’s aide in Prayagraj

In a crackdown on associates of gangster Atiq Ahmed named in the sensational Umesh Pal murder case, the Prayagraj Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday demolished the house of a close aide of Ahmed. (All pictures: PTI)

Updated On: 2023-03-01 08:13 PM IST

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Prayagraj Development Authority secretary Ajit Singh said the house belonging to Zafar Ahmed has been bulldozed. He said Atiq's wife Shaista Parveen used to stay in the same house earlier

Pal and one of his security personnel were shot dead in Jaitipur under the Dhoomanganj police station last week. Pal was the main witness in the BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case

Arbaaz, an accused in the Umesh Pal murder case, was killed in an encounter with the police on Monday

Policemen deployed during demolition of the properties of the Umesh Pal murder case accused, who were close aides of Atique Ahmad, in the Chakiya area, in Prayagraj

On the basis of a complaint lodged by Pal's wife Jaya Pal, a case was registered at Dhoomanganj police station (in Prayagraj) against gangster-turned politiciam Atiq Ahmed, his brother Ashraf, wife Shaista Parveen, two sons, aides Guddu Muslim and Gulam and nine others

Atiq is currently lodged in a Gujarat prison. He on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking its protection, claiming that he has been "roped in" as an accused in the Umesh Pal murder case and fears threat to his life

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