The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari in a money laundering case after he was produced before a court in Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.

Ansari who hails from Mau in UP is a five-time Bahujan Samaj Party’s former MLA. He has been lodged in a jail at Banda in UP for the last few years in connection with many criminal charges including murder, abduction, and ransom.

In a money laundering case, he was quizzed by ED in 2021.


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