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  India   Politics  30 Mar 2017  Manoj Sinha conspiring to kill me, claims Mukhtar Ansari

Manoj Sinha conspiring to kill me, claims Mukhtar Ansari

ANI
Published : Mar 30, 2017, 6:12 pm IST
Updated : Mar 30, 2017, 6:15 pm IST

According to reports, the state government earlier on Thursday issued an order to shift Ansari to the Banda jail on administrative grounds.

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)
 Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

New Delhi: Controversial Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari on Thursday accused Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Sinha for conspiring his murder.

Asserting that his life is under danger Ansari said that Sinha wants to get him killed.

"My life is under threat and with these intentions I am being transferred from Lucknow district jail to the Banda Jail. Union Minister and BJP MP Manoj Sinha wants to get me killed," said Ansari.

According to reports, the state government earlier on Thursday issued an order to shift Ansari to the Banda district jail on administrative grounds.

Ansari, is an accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai.

The BSP leader was transferred to Lucknow district jail in June last year from the Agra Central Jail.

Ansari has been lodged in jail since 2005.

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