Police vehicle carrying Atiq Ahmed hits cow in MP’s Shivpuri district on way to Prayagraj
A video of the incident, which took place around 6:25 am, shows a cow heading towards the road when it was hit by the vehicle carrying Ahmed. The cow fell near the road divider. After the incident, the vehicle stopped for a while and continued its journey.
A police official confirmed the incident.
According to eyewitnesses, the cow got up and went away.
Tendua police station in-charge Manish Kumar Jadon said Atiq Ahmed was traveling in the vehicle that hit the cow.
Later, the convoy halted briefly at Karai in Shivpuri district around 7 pm to allow Ahmed to attend nature’s call before crossing Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh.
When Ahmed, who was wearing a white turban, got out of the police van, reporters asked him if he was “scared”, to which he replied “kahe ka dhar” (what fear).
Ahmed, who came out of Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Sunday evening, expressed fear that he might be killed.
“Hatya, hatya (murder, murder),” Ahmed told reporters outside the prison as he was led away by security personnel into a police vehicle.
Earlier, a cargate carrying Ahmed had left Ahmedabad on Sunday evening and entered Madhya Pradesh from the Rajasthan border in the morning, a police official said.
“Ahmed halted for a while on the banks in the Shivpuri district to allow him to attend to the call of nature. The convoy left Shivpuri district after a brief halt and entered UP’s Jhansi district around 9 am,” said a Shivpuri police officer.
The gang was taken from Sabarmati Central Jail to Prayagraj by the Uttar Pradesh Police for the court case. Ahmed, a former Samajwadi Party MP, has been lodged in Sabarmati Central Jail since June 2019.
He was transferred to the Supreme Court after he was accused of kidnapping and assaulting real estate tycoon Mohit Jaiswal while in jail in UP.
Police said Adiq’s name is involved in more than 100 criminal cases, including the recent Umesh Paul murder case.
BJP Lok Sabha MP Subrat Pathak said that it is not surprising if the vehicle of mafia Atiq Ahmed overturned like Vikas Dubey’s.
In July 2020, Dubey was shot dead by Special Operations Forces of the Uttar Pradesh Police, shortly after a police SUV brought from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh to Kanpur overturned under mysterious circumstances on the highway. Police said he tried to run away. PTI COR MAS NSK NSK