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Uttar Pradesh: Jailed MLA Abbas Ansari's wife arrested for illegally meeting him in prison

Lucknow: Gangster Mukhtar Ansari's daughter-in-law and jailed MLA Abbas Ansari's wife has been arrested for allegedly illegally meeting her husband at the Chitrakoot jail, the police said.
According to officials, Nisbat Ansari went to meet her husband, Abbas Ansari, in jail by improper means. Directorate General Jail Anand Kumar handed over the investigation report to the Directorate Inspector General DIG of Prayagraj Jail.
The meeting of Abbas Ansari and his wife Nisbat ansari came to the fore in the deputy jailer's office in Chitrakoot jail. Mobile and food items were also recovered from Abbas's wife.
After which she was arrested by the police.
"On the basis of an input, on February 10, the District Jail Chitrakoot was raided by the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police Chitrakoot at around 11 am on Friday," the police said in a statement on Saturday.
"In which two mobile phones and other illegal items were found in the search of the purse of Abbas Ansari's wife Nisbat who came to meet Abbas Ansari's son Mukhtar Ansari in jail. Abbas Ansari is detained in District Jail Chitrakoot for almost two months," the police statement said further.

As soon as information is received, Deputy Inspector General Prisons, Prayagraj Range, Prayagraj District Jail Chitrakoot reached the spot for investigation.
In relation to the incident, a First Information Report (FIR) has also been filed against Abbas Ansari's wife Nisbat ANsari, Jail Superintendent Ashok Sagar, and other related jail personnel in Kotwali Nagar Karvi under the relevant sections under IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act.
"Strict action will be taken against the guilty officers and employees as soon as the report of DIG Jail Prayagraj and District Magistrate Chitrakoot is received," the police said in a statement.
Mukhtar Ansari's son and Mau Sadar MLA Abbas Ansari is accused in a fraud case of transfer of arms licence and an arrest warrant was issued by Lucknow Court following it.
Earlier on August 18, the Enforcement Directorate conducted multiple raids at the premises of former Bahujan Samaj Party's MP Mukhtar Ansari in Lucknow and Ghazipur in connection with an alleged Prevention of money laundering case.
Earlier, a local court in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail application of Mau Sadar MLA and Mukhtar Ansari's son Abbas Ansari.
The court had issued a non-bailable warrant against him in the case registered at the Mahanagar police station in Lucknow in October 2019. (ANI)

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