Atiq Ahmed’s sister declares, ‘We are prepared to accept any judgement’


Atiq Ahmed, a gangster-turned-politician, was taken into custody by the Uttar Pradesh Police a day earlier so they could move him from Sabarmati Prison in Gujarat to Prayagraj Jail. Atiq Ahmed’s sister said that they are ready to accept the verdict and are only concerned for his safety.
On Monday, Atiq Ahmed arrived in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. He must appear tomorrow in a special court to hear the outcome of a kidnapping case. One of the defendants who will be shown in court is Atiq Ahmed.
“We are ready to accept all the judgement. We are worried about Atiq Ahmed safety. We are following him from Rajasthan,” said Ayesha Noori, Atiq Ahmed’s sister.
Atiq Ahmed on Sunday was taken out by a 45-member team of Uttar Pradesh police from Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Jail where he was lodged and is currently on the way to Prayagraj jail.
Ahmed previously expressed concern that he would be assassinated while being transported to Prayagraj by Uttar Pradesh police from Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Central jail.
Ahmed stated to media waiting outside Sabarmati jail that a plot was being planned to execute him under the guise of adhering to court directions.
Ahmed is the main accused in the Umesh Pal murder case. Umesh Pal, the prime witness in the 2005 murder of BSP MLA Raju Pal and his two security personnel were shot dead in Prayagraj on February 24 this year.
Previously, Prayagraj Police Commissioner Ramit Sharma on Sunday said that Atiq is to be produced before a court on March 28 in connection with a kidnapping case, the verdict of which is slated to be pronounced on the same day.
“Court has fixed March 28 as the date for the pronouncing the verdict in an old kidnapping case…All the accused have to be produced before the Court in this matter. To produce Mafia Atiq Ahmed before Court, an accused in this case, a Police team has been sent to Sabarmati jail,” the Commissioner said.
DG Anand Kumar said that preparations have been made for Atiq in the Prayagraj jail. The imprisoned politician will be housed in a high-security cellar that is constantly monitored by CCTV cameras,”Mafia-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed will be kept in isolation in a high-security barrack at the jail. His cell will have a CCTV camera. Jail staff will be chosen and deployed on the basis of their records, they will have body-worn cameras,” Kumar said.
“Prayagraj Jail office and Jail HQ will monitor round the clock through a video wall. DIG Jail HQ is being sent to ensure all the arrangements at Prayagraj Jail,” he added.
In accordance with their thorough travel itinerary, the UP police have decided to bring the gangster home by way of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh and Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh. More than 30 hours will pass during the trip.