By Madhu Singh
Mukhtar Ansari stated this before a Special Court designated for the hearing of MP-MLA cases in Barabanki. He appeared before the court through video conferencing from Banda Jail in connection with the case of fraudulent registration of bullet proof ambulance which was used for the travelling of Mukhtar Ansari when he was lodged in Ropar Jail in Punjab.
The jailed don pleaded before the MP MLA Court Judge Kamalkant Shrivastav that being an MLA he was entitled for privilged class facilities inside jail.
“”If I am allowed privileged class facilities I will face safe other wise the current state government which is furious towards him might hatch a conspiracy to kill him by poisonous food” Ansari stated before Court.
It may be recalled that Mukhtar Ansari BSP MLA from Mau has been shifted from Ropar Jail in Punjab to Banda Jail in UP following directives from Supreme Court after a prolonged legal battle.The case is listed for next hearing on October 7.
Mukhar Ansari had also earlier alleged life threat to him from state during previous hearing.
His elder brother Afzal Ansari is BSP MP from Ghazipur while his another brother and former MLA Sigbatullah Ansari has joined Samajwadi Party recently.