RAMPUR (UTTAR PRADESH)| After the registration of 11 more cases against Samajwadi Party MP Mohammad Azam Khan, the list of total cases registered against him has risen to 100. During the hearing through video conferencing in a special court on Thursday, Rampur police told the special MP / MLA court that Azam Khan’s name has been added to 11 more FIRs. These cases were earlier registered against their close associates for alleged illegal demolition of houses in the district.
Khan appeared in court through video conferencing. He is currently lodged in Sitapur Jail along with his wife Tanzin Fatima and son Abdullah Azam.
Police have made allegations of ‘criminal conspiracy’ against Azam Khan in 11 FIRs lodged by locals of Dongarpur area, whose houses were allegedly demolished and allegedly ‘looted’ by close aides of SP leader Went.
Additional District Government Counsel (ADGC) appointed in MP / MLA Court, Ramavatar Saini said, “Azam Khan’s lawyer surrendered application against Azam Khan’s close aides in 2019 FIR lodged at Ganj Kotwali police station on complaint of Dongarpur residents The cases were filed against former circle officer Alay Hasan, former sub-inspector Firoz Khan, former Rampur municipality chairman Azhar Ahmed Khan and others under robbery. ”
He said, “Azam Khan was not named in the FIR lodged by the complainants. But, now during the investigation and on the statements of the accused, Azam Khan’s name has been added.”
Azam Khan and his family have been in Sitapur Jail since February this year, they have several cases of encroachment, land grab, power theft, book theft, idol theft, goat theft, buffalo theft and threats.