The Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has demolished illegal properties belonging to the associates of mafia don and former MP Atiq Ahmad in Prayagraj, Hindustan Times has reported.
The action was taken by joint teams of Prayagraj Development Authority and Rajkiya Asthan in the city's Beli area.
The exercise involved demolishing a two-storeyed lodge of Bhutto, houses of Arshad and Kammu all of which were illegally constructed on state land.
Ahmad is currently in Sabarmati jail. His illegal house worth Rs 30 crore was recently demolished in Prayagraj.
This crackdown comes after the UP government went on the offensive to destroy the ecosystem of notorious gangster turned MLA Mukhtar Ansari.
The Lucknow administration had demolished an illegal property owned by Ansari, while also making him pay for the demolition cost.
Property worth 39.80 crore has been freed from illegal possession of Ansari's relatives and 33 weapons have been deposited in different jails after their license has been suspended.
Illegal property belonging to his relatives and associates is being identified and marked and 17 mafias have been identified and marked. These include three alcohol mafias, three cow smuggling and criminal mafias.
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