Atiq Ahmed killing: 3-member judicial commission to submit report in 2 months
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), April 16: The three-member judicial inquiry committee investigating the killing of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf has been given two months to submit its report to the government.
The committee will be led by retired Allahabad High Court Justice Arvind Kumar Tripathi and will include retired IPC officer Subesh Kumar Singh and retired District Judge Brijesh Kumar Soni. Earlier on Saturday, hours after the duo's murder, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took note of the Prayagraj incident and ordered the formation of a three-member Judicial Commission (Judicial Inquiry Commission) in the matter.
Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf were shot dead by assailants on Saturday.
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Atiq was accused in the 2005 BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case and also in the Umesh Pal murder case which happened in February this year.
Atiq was accused of the murder of BSP MLA Raju Pal in 2005, as well as the murder of Umesh Pal, a key witness in the killing of the BSP's leader, in February of this year.
Following the incident, the Uttar Pradesh government imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in all districts on Sunday.
After Atiq and his brother were shot dead, all three assailants were apprehended.
"Three people have been arrested and they are being questioned. A journalist was also injured as he fell down and a constable sustained a bullet injury," Prayagraj Police Commissioner Ramit Sharma said.
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