New Delhi: A Delhi court Saturday extended the
judicial custody of Uttar Pradesh MLA Mukhtar Ansari till July 24 in a MCOCA case for allegedly running an organised crime
Ansari, facing nearly 30 cases including BJP MLA
Krishnanand Rai murder case in Uttar Pradesh in 2005, was
produced before Additional Sessions Judge Madhu Jain who
extended his judicial remand.
capital from Agra Jail on May 15 on a production warrant
issued by the court. He had remained in police custody till
Delhi police`s Special Cell had registered a case
under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA)
against Ansari, inter-state gangster Munna Bajrangi and others
on November seven last year.
The alleged role of Ansari in running an organised crime
syndicate came to light following interrogation of Bajrangi by
the Delhi police sleuths after his arrest from Mumbai on
October 29 last.
Bajrangi and his two associates are also in judicial
custody in the case till July seven.
The BSP had expelled Ansari from the party in April this
year for his "continued involvement in criminal activities".