Ghazipur, Apr 18 (UNI) A local court today posted the BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai murder case for further hearing on April 26.
Three of the high profile accused -- independent MLA Mukhtar Ansari, his brother and ruling Samajwadi Party MP Afzal Ansari and their relative Ejaz Ansari -- did not appear before the court due to ill health.
The Superintendent of Ghazipur District Jail submitted with the court the medical report of the three accused following which the Chief Judical Magistrate CJM posted the case for further hearing on April 26.
The CJM also directed the Jail Superintendent to produce before the court on the next hearing, the three accused as their non-appearance was affecting the progress of the case.
The BJP MLA from Mohammadabad in Ghazipur district was on November 29 brutally murdered in the Bhanwarkol area of the same district.
A total of nine people including the above three and mafia don Munna Bajarangi were accused of the killing.
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