SC to hear plea seeking independent probe into killing of Atiq, Ashraf
The plea, filed by advocate Vishal Tiwari, has also sought an inquiry into the 183 encounters that have taken place in Uttar Pradesh since 2017.
UP STF reaches Bargarh in search of Atiq Ahmad’s aide Guddu Muslim
Earlier in 2008, a mafia don wanted in several criminal cases in Uttar Pradesh was arrested from Bhubaneswar.
Terror module inspired by Godse operating in India: Owaisi
Owaisi alleged that the accused in the murder of UP gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad and his brother were part of a larger terror module which was inspired by Gandhi’s assassin Godse.
UP Police recreates crime scene of Atiq Ahmad-Ashraf murder case
Police said recreating the crime scene is likely to provide clues in the investigation and on the basis of them the accused can be interrogated.
UP Urban Civic Polls: Congress candidate wants Bharat Ratna for Atiq, gets rewarded with expulsion
Rajkumar alias Rajju Bhaiya, who was set to contest upcoming local body polls in Prayagraj on a Congress ticket, was apprehended by the district police after his video clip went viral on social media
Atiq-Ashraf murder: UP SIT seeks remand of three assailants
The three assailants -- Mohit alias Sunny, Lavlesh Tiwari and Arun Maurya are presently in Pratapgarh jail and are currently placed under a 14-day judicial remand.
Emergence of mysterious letters create a buzz after Atiq-Ashraf killing
The letters in question reportedly contain the name of a high-ranking police official, who had allegedly threatened Ashraf to finish him on his next visit to Prayagraj.
In UP badlands, will Atiq's killing see new breed of criminals who seek fame by targeting bigger fish?
Dealing with criminals with political connections has never been easy for any administration, more so in Uttar Pradesh
Murder of UP don under protection grave security lapse
Prayagraj was where Atiq lived by the gun and died by it. It was his stomping ground for decades, where he was the last word in muscle power and politics.
Gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed, brother Ashraf buried in UP's Prayagraj
Atiq's wife Shaista Praveen, an absconding accused in the Umesh Pal murder case, did not turn up for her husband's burial.
Assailants had media Id card, video camera, microphone: UP cops on Atiq's murder
The statement identified the three accused as Sunny (23) from Hamirpur, Lavlesh Tiwari (22) from Banda, and Arun Kumar Maurya (18) from Kashganj.
'Jungle Raj', 'mafia raj', anarchy: Opposition slams BJP over killing of Atiq Ahmad
Congress said criminals should be given the harshest punishment, but it should be under the law of the land and subverting the rule of law for any political purpose is dangerous for democracy.
Atiq Ahmad murder: Owaisi demands resignation of UP CM, SC-monitored probe
Alleging that the BJP was running the government in Uttar Pradesh by "rule by gun" and not rule of law, Owaisi said this had been continuing ever since the BJP government was formed in 2017.
Killing of Atiq Ahmad as heinous as Umesh Pal murder case: Mayawati
It would be better if the Supreme Court takes cognisance of this "extremely serious and worrisome" incident, which is being discussed across the country, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said.
After pushing entire family into crime, UP gangster Atiq Ahmed suffers blow with son's death
Atiq’s first interface with the police goes back to 1984 when he was booked for attempting a murder in Prayagraj
On Supreme Court guidelines in matters of probing police encounters
In a judgement delivered on May 13, 2011, the Supreme Court held that "fake encounters are nothing but 'cold blooded', brutal murder by persons who are supposed to uphold the law".
SP & BSP demand thorough probe into 'encounter killing' of gangster-neta Atiq Ahmad's son
"By doing fake encounters, the BJP government is trying to divert attention from real issues. The BJP does not believe in courts at all," SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said.
Umesh Pal murder case: UP court sends Atiq Ahmad, his brother to 14-day judicial custody, allows 5-day police remand
Ahmad and his brother Ashraf, alias Khalid Azim, will be kept in Naini jail in Prayagraj till April 26.
Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad's son Asad killed in UP Police encounter
Asad Ahmad had a Rs 5 lakh bounty on his head. Another accused Ghulam was killed in the encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force, too.
BSP won't field Atiq Ahmad's wife Shaista Parveen in Prayagraj mayoral polls: Mayawati
Atiq Ahmed, his brother Ashraf and his wife have been booked in connection with the murder on February 24 of Umesh Pal, a witness in the 2005 Raju Pal murder case.
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