Two more henchmen of Mukhtar Ansari killed
Lucknow. UP STF killed two operatives of mafia Mukhtar Ansari, one lakh reward shooter Alisher and Kamran, in an encounter in the capital Lucknow on Wednesday night. This was not the first time that the Mukhtar gang was wreaked havoc on the police. In the last four and a half years of Yogi. government, many sharp shooters of Mukhtar gang have been killed one by one. This is the reason that once the outspoken gang in Purvanchal used to speak, today its back is almost broken. Not only this, properties worth crores of people involved in his gang have also been attached in many districts of Purvanchal. The government has also caused financial injury by confiscating properties worth billions of Mukhtar Ansari’s wife, sons and other relatives.
Banda jailed Mukhtar Ansari That once from the Purvanchal to the West, the danka used to ring. The name of this gang used to sit in the mind of the people. That scene is still alive in the hearts of the people of Purvanchal when Mukhtar Ansari’s convoy used to go out with arms in open vehicles during the Mau riots of 2005. Not only this, the Mukhtar Ansari gang was also accused of attacking Yogi Adityanath in 2005. Now after 16 years when Yogi Adityanath is the Chief Minister, continuous action is going on against this gang.
So many encounters in UP so far
Ever since the Yogi government came to power in the state, till date, the police action against organized crime and criminals related to it is going on in the state. From 17 March 2017 to 9 March 2021, there were 7791 police encounters in the state. In these, 135 criminals were killed and 3039 were injured due to police firing. 16,661 criminals were arrested in the encounter. Several members of the Mukhtar Ansari gang were also killed in the police encounter. Now experts are saying that in the last four and a half years, the Mukhtar gang has almost ended.