UP doubles reward on absconding SP MP
Allahabad, Aug 13: The reward money on the head of absconding Samajwadi Party MP Atiq Ahmed and his brother and former MLA Mohammad Ashraf has been increased from Rs 2,500 to 5,000.
Atiq, his brother and their four aides had been booked for several crimes, but reward was declared for kidnapping and bullying Umesh Pal, the main witness in killing of BSP MLA Rajupal, sources said today.
IG (Allahabad zone) Vijay Kumar had not only plumped the reward money for Atiq and Ashraf but also for their four associates Izaz, Javed, Israr and Mohammad Ansar.
Police said, property and office of the MP and his brother had been attached.
Earlier, Atiq, Ashraf and his aides were declared as absconders and a reward money of Rs 2,500 was declared for their arrest.