10 years in jail, fine of 14 lakhs… Azam Khan was involved in which case of Dungarpur?

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has been convicted by the Rampur MP MLA court in another Dungarpur Basti case. The court has awarded 10 years imprisonment and a fine of 14 lakh rupees in this case. During this period, the court also convicted another accused, Barkat Ali. The court has sentenced Barakat Ali to 7 years in prison. The court convicted Azam Khan and contractor Barkat Ali in the case of robbery, assault, molestation and conspiracy to vacate the colony.

Azam Khan is currently in Sitapur Jail, and appeared in the court through video conferencing. The Dungarpur Basti case dates back to 2016 when the Samajwadi Party was in power in Uttar Pradesh. But, after the formation of the BJP government in the state in 2019, 12 people filed 12 separate cases against Azam Khan in Rampur’s Ganj police station. Out of these 12 cases, the court has given judgment in 4. Among them, Azam Khan has been acquitted in 2 cases while he has been convicted in 2 cases.

10 lakhs fine also

In the case in which the sentence was announced on Thursday, Abrar’s son Nanhe Khan filed a case against Azam Khan and contractor Barkat Ali. In his complaint to the police, Abarar said that Azam Khan and contractor Barkat Ali entered his house and assaulted him. Azam Khan’s lawyer said the plaintiff had accused Azam Khan that Azam and Barakat forcibly evicted him from his house and beat him up and later ran a bulldozer over the house.

What is the Dungarpur case?

Actually Dungarpur is an area which is close to police line area of ​​Rampur. A settlement called Asara was built here. Houses already built on this land were declared illegal and vacated to build this colony. Many houses were demolished here in 2016. An inspector is accused of firing in the air to scare people. In his complaint, Nanhe Khan’s son Abrar also accused Azam of robbing the washing machine, jewelery kept in the house and Rs 5,000 in cash.

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