For allegedly abducting and thrashing a businessman inside Deoria jail in Uttar Pradesh, an FIR was registered against former MP Atique Ahmed. Cops have arrested two accused in the case and conducted raids in the jail on Sunday.
Two accused have been arrested after a complainant Mohit Jaiswal accused Atique Ahmed, his son Umar and his five aides of kidnapping and assaulting him, said the state police.
Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar told ANI, "Government has sought a report from ADP Prison by tomorrow so as to fix responsibility regarding the lapse in the jail. Further action will be taken on receipt of the report tomorrow."
The complainant, while narrating his ordeal, claimed that on December 26, aides of Ahmad forcibly took him to Deoria jail from the city where MP along with his son and 10-12 other miscreants were present.
"I was thrashed inside the jail by the accomplices of Atiq Ahmad. Forcefully my four companies were transferred in the name of two associates of Ahmad. I was also made to sign on 15-10 plain papers and they also made me leave my Fortuner vehicle in the jail," reads the first information report (FIR) filed by the complainant.
SSP, Lucknow, Kalanidhi Naithani said that a case was registered and an investigation was underway.
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(With inputs from ANI)