CBI Issues Lookout Notice For Son Of Don-Turned-MP Ateeq Ahmad

CBI Issues Lookout Notice For Son Of Don-Turned-MP Ateeq Ahmad

Lucknow, Nov 28 (TNA) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a lookout notice for Mohammad Umar, son of jailed former MP Ateeq Ahmad. This pertains to his alleged involvement in the case of kidnapping of real estate businessman Mohit Jaiswal and taking him to Deoria jail in December, 2018 and forcing him to sign properties worth crores after brutally assaulting him.

A reward of two lakhs has also been announced by the CBI on the accused. On November 22, the special CBI court had ordered the issuance of arrest warrants against Mohammad Umar and his accomplice Yogesh. The court had also ordered attachment of the properties of both the absconding accused on October 21.

On December 28, 2018, real estate businessman Mohit Jaiswal had lodged an FIR against the accused. It is alleged that Ateeq, who was lodged in Deoria jail, had kidnapped him from the Gomtinagar office through his henchmen.

The accused had taken him to Deoria jail on gun point. Ateeq is then accused asked sign on a plain stamp paper. On refusing, Ateeq along with his son Umar, henchmen Gurfan, Farooq, Ghulam and Irfan beat up Mohit brutally. As soon as Mohit became unconscious, he got the stamp paper signed and got property worth about Rs 45 crores transferred in his name.

Not only this, Atiq's henchmen also robbed the victim's SUV. Initially, the investigation was done by the Krishnanagar police. Later on April 23, 2019, the investigation of this case was handed over to the CBI on the orders of the Supreme Court. So far, chargesheets have been filed against 18 accused including former SP MP Ateeq Ahmed in this case.

Police got evidence of Mohit being kidnapped and taken to Deoria jail. Lucknow Police had searched the CCTV cameras installed in Deoria Jail. After this, the register was taken into possession there and investigated. Investigation revealed that Mohit was indeed taken to Deoria jail and assaulted.

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