Shooting inside UP’s Chitrakoot jail, three dead | Lucknow News
The deceased had been recognized as western UP gangster Mukim Kala and jap UP don Merazuddin.
LUCKNOW: In a surprising incident, two inmates of Chitrakoot prison in UP had been gunned down whilst 5 others had been held hostage through any other prisoner on Friday morning. The accused used to be later gunned down through the police officers.
The deceased had been recognized as western UP gangster Mukim Kala and jap UP don Merazuddin and the accused used to be recognized as Anshu Dixit. Each Kala and Merazuddin had been regarded as just about don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari.
DG prisons Anand Kumar stated that officiating DIG jails PN Pandey has reached the spot to habits a probe.
In step with prison officers, round 10am, Anshu Dixit whipped out a pistol and shot lifeless Mukim Kala and Merazuddin. And then he held 5 prisoners hostage following which prison officers reached the spot and warned Dixit however he used to be adamant to not loose the inmates and attempted to shoot them, added the officers. In retaliation, the police officers opened fireplace and killed Anshu Dixit.
DG Kumar stated that all the series of occasions could be probed in addition to how a pistol reached within the jail.
Mukim Kala had 65 circumstances in opposition to him and used to be shifted from Saharanpur prison to Chitrakoot on Would possibly 7, whilst Merazuddin used to be shifted from Varanasi prison on March 20 this 12 months and Anshu Dixit additionally a dreaded prison used to be languishing in Chitrakoot prison since December 2019.
This isn’t the primary example when firearms had been introduced inside of prison to kill an inmate. In 2018, Prem Prakash alias Munna Bajrangi used to be allegedly shot lifeless inside of Baghpat prison through Sunil Rathi.