UP Police Team Arrives In Punjab Jail To Take Custody Of Notorious Gangster Mukhtar AnsariMukhtar Ansari (PTI)

A team of Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday (6 April) arrived at the Rupnagar Jail in Punjab to take custody of notorious gangster Mukhtar Ansari.

Ansari will be taken by the police team to UP where he will face trials for his crimes.

IInspector General Chitrakoot K Satyanarayana said, "After reaching Ropar in Punjab, the team will complete the paper formalities to take his custody and bring him back. Adequate security force is being sent to bring him back to UP safely."

A medical check-up of Mukhtar Ansari may also be done in Punjab before bringing him back to the Banda Jail.

On reaching the Banda jail, he will go for a mandatory RT-PCR test and will be quarantined in a secluded high-security cell in the Banda jail.

The IG said that security in the jail has been beefed up and additional force would be deployed at the main gate of the jail and surrounding areas. High alert has been sounded in Banda and adjoining districts.

(With Inputs From IANS)

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