MLA Mukhtar Ansari's son Abbas Ansari was sent to 14-day custody in a money laundering case. The court sent him to Naini jail. Earlier on November 12, he was produced in the court.
New Delhi: Abbas Ansari, son of UP's mafia Mukhtar Ansari, was presented in the district court of Prayagraj on Friday by the ED i.e. Enforcement Directorate in the money laundering case. Here, after hearing all the arguments of ED and Abbas's lawyers, the court has sent Abbas Ansari to judicial custody for 14 days. After this Abbas will remain in Naini Central Jail. Earlier, the ED had produced Abbas in the district court on November 12 last. At that time, an application was made to extend the remand for 7 days.
Abbas Ansari and maternal uncle Sharjeel were interrogated together
On November 12, District Judge Santosh Rai extended Abbas Ansari's remand for seven more days with a condition that he would not be tortured and would be presented again on November 18 at 2 pm after getting medical.
Due to this being the last day of the remand, the Enforcement Directorate produced Abbas Ansari in the district court. According to ED sources, Abbas Ansari and his maternal uncle Atif Raza alias Sharjeel were interrogated separately and face to face. It has come to the fore that evidence has been found of converting black money into white money on a large scale.
Abbas was smiling while coming out of the court
ED is now preparing to interrogate these leaders by sending notices. At present, the trial related to money laundering case on Mukhtar Ansari's MLA son will begin and Naini will be in jail. Prior to appearing on November 12, Abbas Ansari was presented before the district court of Prayagraj on November 5 by the ED and sought 7-day custodial remand. The ED had produced it again on 12th and again sought seven days remand. While appearing in the court on this day, there was no wrinkle on his face but he came out smiling.