On April 15, in a shootout, Atique Ahmed and his brother Ashraf got killed. This incident took place on the night of April 15 when they both were taken for a medical test in Colvin Hospital, Prayagraj. Police has identified the killers and they are Lavlesh Tiwari, Arun Maurya and Sunny Singh.
Before this, his son Asad Ahmed was slain in a police encounter on 13th April. Asad Ahmed, who was wanted in the case of killing of lawyer Umesh Pal, has been killed in an encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) in Jhansi.
Asad was killed in an encounter on the same day that Atiq Ahmad and his brother were brought before a Prayagraj court in connection with the case.
Atique Ahmed’s wife on Run
Shaista Parveen, Atique Ahmed’s wife, is on the run from the police and did not even attend his husband, son, and brother-in-law’s burial. Shaista Parveen is now at the top of the UP police’s “most wanted” list, with a Rs 50,000 reward for information leading to her detention.
Shaista Parveen had been missing since she was designated as an accused in the February 24 killing of lawyer Umesh Pal, the key witness in the 2005 BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case, and two of his police gunners outside his residence in Sulemsarai.
Atique Ahmed Last Rites
The last rites of Atique Ahmed were performed in the Kasari Masari graveyard in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj on Saturday. Atique Ahmed’s son Asad Ahmed’s body is also buried in the same graveyard along with his aide Ghulam Hasan
A Prayagraj court was set on March 28 as the deadline for its decision in a kidnapping case in which Ahmed was a suspect. Among the most infamous murders in which Ahmed is accused is the 2005 assassination of Raju Pal, a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA.
Umesh Pal, a crucial witness in this murder case, was shot dead outside his Prayagraj home on February 24 of this year by the allies of Atique Ahmed.
According to latest updates, In the Umesh Pal kidnapping case, the mafia leader Atique Ahmed and his brother has sentenced life imprisonment after being found guilty by Prayagraj court. Along with this, a fine of one lakh rupees has also been imposed on all three convicts.
Who was Atique Ahmed?
Atique Ahmed was a gangster turned politician and also he is a ex Member of Parliament ( MP) and Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Samajwadi Party. He was born on 10 August 1962 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Atique Ahmed completed his 10th from Allahabad in 1979. Ahmed has fought several elections from jail while being lodged under various charges. Apart from being a politician, Ahmed owns several businesses in Property Dealing and Agriculture.
Atique Ahmed Family
Atique Ahmed’s father name was Haji Firoz Ahma and there is not much information available reagarding Atique Ahemd’s mother. He also have a brother named Khalid Azeem Ashraf, who is also an ex MLA.
In the year 1996, Atique Ahmed got married to Shaista Parveen and together they have 5 sons, named Ali , Umar Ahmad, Asad, Ahzaan and Abaan.
Atique Ahmed Political Career
He was elected to the legislative assembly from the Allahabad West seat for five straight terms, a record. He was voted as a Samajwadi Party candidate for the 14th Lok Sabha from Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh from 2004 to 2009.
Between 1999 and 2003, he was the head of Sone Lal Patel’s Apna Dal. He is facing over 100 criminal charges and has been imprisoned since 2019.
Cases on Atique Ahmed
The entire politicaL Career of Atique Ahmed was filled with controversies and he is charged on several cases assault, kidnapping and even murder.
Umesh Pal Murder Case
Atique Ahmed has been charged with Umesh Pal’s homicide. On February 24, 2023, Umesh Pal, a crucial witness in the 2005 murder of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal, was assassinated. The main suspect in the murders of Raju Pal and Umesh Pal is Atique Ahmed.
Assault of businessman Mohit Jaiswal in Deoria Jail
In Deoria Jail, Atique Ahmed is also accused with kidnapping and assaulting a businessman, Mohit Jaiswal. Mohit informed the media that Atiq Ahmed’s gang had demanded extortion money from him. He was subsequently taken to the Deoria jail for failing to pay the extortion money.
Mohit was thrashed by jail police officers and other thugs. After the news spread, the Uttar Pradesh government quickly transferred Atique to Bareilly Jail and suspended the accused jail guards. A call recording of a conversation of Atique Ahmed threatened Jaiswal with extortion money was also went viral.
In Deoria Jail, two other businessmen charged Ahmed of kidnapping and assaulting them. In June 2019, Ahmed was transferred from the Prayagraj Central Jail to the Sabarmati Jail in Ahmedabad.
SHUATS assault case
On December 14, 2016, Atique and his supporters attacked Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology, and Sciences staff members for taking action against two students who were barred from taking exams after being caught cheating.
The footage of Atique Ahmad beating SHUATS teachers and workers quickly got viral. On February 10, 2017, the Allahabad High Court summoned Atiq’s criminal records and directed the Allahabad Superintendent of Police to arrest all of the defendants in the case.
On February 11, Atiq was arrested and placed in judicial custody for 14 days.
FAQs related to Atique Ahmed
Ans. Atique Ahmed’s wife name is Shaista Parveen and they got married in the year 1996.
Ans. Atique Ahmed and Shaista Parveen together have 5 sons, named Ali , Umar Ahmad, Asad, Ahzaan and Abaan.
Ans. The police has taken the mafia Atiq Ahmed to Prayagraj for Umesh Pal murder case.
Ans. Umesh Pal was a key witness in the BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case, who was shot multiple times near his residence in Prayagraj by mafia leader Atique Ahmed’s goons.
A. Yes, Atique and his brother Ashraf both killed in a gang war.