What did not happen in 43 years, what will be the effect of the decision on Atiq Ahmed on the politics of UP

Ateeq Ahmed was found guilty in a 17-year-old case. On Tuesday, the Prayagraj court sentenced him to life imprisonment. The special thing is that for the first time in 43 years, Ahmed has been found guilty in any case. It is now believed that it can have a deep impact on the politics of Uttar Pradesh. Currently, he is being taken back to Sabarmati Jail in Gujarat.

What happened on Tuesday?

Prayagraj court convicted three people in a 17-year-old kidnapping case. Apart from Ahmed, the names of Hanif and Dinesh Pasi are also included in these. A fine of Rs 1-1 lakh has also been imposed by the court. The special thing is that 7 people have also been acquitted in the case. After the murder of Umesh Pal on February 24, 2023, the 17-year-old case again came up for discussion.

Now understand the political effect

It is being said that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the state may present Ahmed’s conviction as an achievement of the Yogi Adityanath government. It can be shown in this way that what did not happen in the state for 43 years is happening now. One

According to media reports, a senior party functionary said the punishment would set a precedent as Ahmed used to roam free during the Samajwadi Party’s rule before 2017. A UP BJP leader said, ‘This will make the common man know that the law ends even before Atiq’s house. In the area where he ruled, the police and the law were forbidden to go there. But for the first time the fear of government and law was visible on Atiq’s face.

attack on sp

BJP leaders are referring to SP’s rule in UP. Through this, he is showing how mafia cases were withdrawn in the SP government and SP leader used to share the stage with Atiq. BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi says that there was a time when dozens of judges recused themselves from hearing cases against Atiq.

end of atiq’s terror

A criminal case was registered against Ahmed 43 years ago and in 2023 he was found guilty for the first time in a case. However, he was sent to jail in the Yogi government. The special thing is that Ahmed is believed to have played a major role in the murder of Umesh Pal in February. During that time he was lodged in Gujarat jail.

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