The drive to destroy jailed mafia don and MLA Mukhtar Ansari economic empire in Uttar Pradesh picked up the pace once again. The administration has seized property worth Rs 10.10 crores under Section 14 A of the Gangster and Anti-Social Activities (Prevention) Act. The property is situated at Mahuabag locality and includes 550.1 square meters of land where Ansari had built 17 shops.
It launched a seizure operation at the shops and a total of 17 shops near the hotel building have been evacuated during this period.
Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government has been taking major action on the property of Mukhtar Ansari’s family. So far Uttar Pradesh police have caused a financial loss of over Rs 390 Crore to Mukhtar Ansari, his family, and the gang. Currently, Mukhtar Ansari is lodged in Uttar Pradesh’s Banda jail, and his illegal empire is under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate.
In August, the UP government had seized properties of his Afshan Ansari and his brother Sarjeel Raza.
In September, property worth Rs. 10 crores of Umesh Singh was demolished at Bhitti locality in Mau district. Umesh Singh, a coal mafia and owner of Trideva Construction is a close aide of Ansari.