It's all quiet on the mafia front in UP, but for how long will the lull last?
It is feared by many law enforcement officers that gang members on the run might take this crackdown as an opportunity to lie low for a while and also use this time to regroup.
Five high-security jails go hi-tech in UP, dreaded criminals to be monitored through AI
The probe into the Umesh Pal murder case has revealed how the assailants had met the conspirator Khalid Azeem aka Ashraf in Bareilly jail with impunity to give final touches to the plot
Asad, accomplices met Ashraf in jail to finalise plot to murder Umesh Pal: UP police
In a video that went viral on Monday, nine people including Asad Ahmed, son of Atiq Ahmed, are seen entering Bareilly jail together on a single ID on February 13, with jail staff allowing them passage
Mukhtar Ansari: Crime lord whose grandfathers were a Congress President and a war hero
Among the cases Ansari faces are those pertaining to murder, attempt to murder, using forged documents, criminal intimidation, obstructing a government servant from doing duty and instigating riots
Yogi Adityanath says gangsters now wetting their pants in UP
His remarks have come days after an MP/MLA court held gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad and two others guilty in the 2006 Umesh Pal kidnapping case and sentenced them to life imprisonment.
Hall of shame: MHA says 25 of 28 gangsters living abroad from Punjab
Interestingly, 25 of them belong to Punjab while the rest are of Punjabi origin but hail from Rajasthan and Maharashtra.
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