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Retired HC judge to head panel probing Atiq's killing

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
Last updated on: April 16, 2023 17:59 IST
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The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday constituted a three-member judicial commission to probe into the killing of gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad and his brother Khalid Azeem alias Ashraf.

IMAGE: Police personnel at the site where Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were shot dead while they were being taken for a medical checkup, in Prayagraj, Saturday, April 15, 2023. Photograph: PTI Photo

The commission will be headed by high court judge (retired) Arvind Kumar Tripathi, and retired judge Brijesh Kumar Soni and former DGP Subesh Kumar Singh will be its members, officials said in Lucknow.


The commission will have to submit its report to the government within two months, they said, adding the state home department has constituted the commission under Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952.

Both Ahmad and Ashraf were shot dead in Prayagraj on Saturday night.

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