Watch: Yogi Govt Demolishes Illegal Slaughterhouse Run By Close Associate Of Gangster Mukhtar AnsariUttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath (Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has demolished an illegal slaughterhouse which was being run by Raees Qureshi who is a close associate of gangster Mukhtar Ansari.

The slaughterhouse was illegally constructed on a patch of land which falls under the green zone in Mau district. The district administration has now demolished it.

The Uttar Pradesh government has been on the offensive to destroy the ecosystem of notorious gangster turned MLA Mukhtar Ansari.

Yesterday 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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