- The hospital was running allegedly on fake documents. police said
- Mau-based doctor Alka Rai was accused of helping Ansari get an ambulance
- Alka Rai has been booked under the Gangster Act, police said
Mukhtar Ansari ambulance case: The hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district that provided an ambulance to gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari and was running allegedly on fake documents has been sealed, police said.
Police also said Mau-based doctor Alka Rai, who was accused of helping Ansari get an ambulance, along with her bother Sheshnath Rai have been booked under the Gangster Act.
Both of them co-own Shyam Sanjeevani hospital in Mau district, which has been sealed, the police added.
The vehicle was registered with a fake address in the Barabanki district.
On September 29, the Barabanki District Magistrate ordered police officials to seal the hospital.
Mau Circle Officer Dhananjay Mishra along with a large contingent of police personnel, reached the nursing home and produced the sealing orders before Rai, who was present in the hospital.
"Shyam Sanjeevani hospital has been sealed on the orders of the Barabanki District Magistrate," said Mishra.
In April 2021, the Barabanki police lodged an FIR against Ansari and his associates in connection with the use of fake papers for registering an ambulance.
(With quotes and inputs from IANS)