Vehicles of Mukhtar’s aide seized
Mau: In a drive to destroy the illegally earned financial empire of the jailed don and MLA Mukhtar Ansari and his gang, the Mau police on Monday seized 10 vehicles including fives buses worth over Rs. 1.69 crores of dons close associate Suraj Singh, a listed gangster and extortion mafia.
According to Mau SP Manoj Kumar Sonkar, the action was taken under Gangster Act. Earlier, nine vehicles including four buses worth over Rs. 1.05 crore were confiscated on September 1. So far, his 23 vehicles worth Rs.3.61 crores have been seized. Suresh, resident of Bhiti locality in Kotwali area, had been booked under Gangster Act on May 31, and he is currently lodged in jail.
Recently, the Ghazipur district administration had demolished an illegally run hot mixing plant near Andhau air strip and godown on gram sabha land. Besides, an illegally built bridge for fish farming by Mukhtar’s man was also demolished in Mohammadabad tehsil of Ghazipur.