Nonetheless, as a substitute of giving in to the gang’s demand, Umesh Pal sought the legislation’s assist and filed a grievance on the Dhumanganj police station. Police sources mentioned that Umesh lodged an FIR in opposition to Khalid Zafar, Mohammad Muslim, Dilip Kushwaha and Abu Saad, who had been all shut aides of Atique Ahmed, for forcibly occupying his property.
Angered by Pal’s audacity, Ahmed ordered a success on him and requested his males to make a spectacle of his homicide to intimidate his different opponents in Prayagraj, the police mentioned.
The prime witness within the 2005 BSP MLA Raju Pal homicide case, Umesh Pal was shot lifeless in broad daylight at his residence in Prayagraj on February 24, 2023. Uttar Pradesh Police recognized 4 attackers, together with Atiq Ahmed’s son. The others have been recognized as Guddu, Arman and Muhammad Ghulam.
Ahmed is presently lodged in a Gujarat jail. It was learnt that the Prayagraj police and district administration are tightening the noose round Ahmed and have shortlisted 40 properties of the jailed gangster to see whether or not they had been acquired via illegitimate means. The administration is canning properties in Kasari Masari, Kareli, Harwara, Sadiapur, Mundera, Atala, Gaddopur and different areas of Prayagraj.