Rampur police has accomplished its investigation in 81 legal circumstances registered in opposition to jailed senior Samajwadi Party chief and native MP Azam Khan because the BJP authorities got here to energy within the state in March, 2017. These circumstances had been lodged on varied costs, together with dishonest, legal trespass and land grabbing.
Of the entire variety of circumstances, police have filed chargesheet in 79 and a closure report in a single case. In one case, police discovered that Khan was wrongly named within the FIR, stated police.
In majority of those circumstances, Khan’s spouse and native MLA Tanzeen Fatima and their son Abdullah Azam Khan are co-accused.
This 12 months, Rampur police filed chargesheet in opposition to Khan in 11 circumstances of land grabbing lodged at Ganj police station. It is alleged that houses constructed on land in Dongarpur space had been demolished on costs of encroachment, stated police. They added that land was later reportedly used for extension of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, of which Azam Khan is the founder and Chancellor.
Superintendent of Police, Rampur, Shogun Gautam stated no investigation in opposition to Khan in any case is pending within the district. “Of the total 79 chargesheet cases, Khan has obtained bail in 75 criminal cases,” stated Gautam.
He is but to get bail in 4 circumstances – two of which had been lodged in Azim Nagar police station, one every in Ganj and Civil Line police station.
Of the 4 circumstances, two are related with land grabbing, together with that of Enemy property, one among faux doc and one other case was filed by former Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh who’s now useless.
Singh had accused Khan for allegedly making objectionable remarks in opposition to him throughout an interview to a information channel. The case was lodged on the Gomti Nagar police station in October, 2018 and later its investigation was transferred to Rampur because the remark was made there.
Four circumstances in opposition to Azam Khan are lodged outdoors Rampur district. Three circumstances had been filed in Moradabad and one in Firozabad. “In all the four cases, chargesheet has been filed,” stated SP Rampur.
Meanwhile, the nine-day bicycle rally introduced by Samajwadi Party in assist of Khan and his household reached Lakhimpur Kheri on Wednesday. The goal of the rally is to protest in opposition to the alleged vindictive motion in opposition to Khan. It was rolled out from Rampur by Samajwadi Party nationwide president and former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. On its the sixth day on Wednesday, the bicycle rally started from Shahjahanpur and reached Lakhimpur Kheri. It will finish in Lucknow on March 21.
On February 26 final 12 months, Khan, his spouse and son had surrendered earlier than an area court docket of Rampur in reference to a case associated to alleged forgery of Abdullah’s delivery certificates. In December final 12 months, Fatima obtained bail and received launched from jail. Khan and Abdullah are nonetheless lodged in Sitapur district jail.
According to police report, a complete of 41 circumstances had been lodged in opposition to Abdullah and 32 in opposition to Fatima since January final 12 months.
Police stated earlier than the BJP authorities got here to energy, Khan was booked in 17 circumstances in Rampur. In two circumstances, police filed chargesheet, in six circumstances police filed closure report and 9 circumstances had been withdrawn by the then state authorities.