Mau (Uttar Pradesh) [India]. September 25 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader and MP Mukhtar Ansari's close aide Umesh Singh's property worth Rs 10 crore located in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district was demolished on Saturday, said police on Saturday.
"The building was demolished on the order passed by District Magistrate on September 24, 2021," said the UP police.
Police informed that "the four-storey building worth Rs 10 crore was illegally functioning in the name of Tridev Construction without the approval of the district administrative authority and was violating the provisions of UP (regulations of building operations) act, 1958."
The building was demolished in the presence of the Police officials, Municipality officials, Additional District Magistrate, and Circle officer.
Mukhtar Ansari, a former gangster-turned-politician is currently lodged in Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail. Ansari, an MLA from Mau in eastern Uttar Pradesh, is facing 52 cases in Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere, and 15 of them are in the trial stage. (ANI)