Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh : On Wednesday ACJM court in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj remanded gangster Atiq Ahmed’s killers to four day police custody after the special investigation team filled an application in the court seeking remand for questioning for all three accused.
Lovelesh Tiwari, Mohit and Arun Kumar Maurya were produced in the court amid tight security this morning as the police sought a seven- day remand. They were earlier sent to 14- day judicial custody by the district court on April 16.
The three accused of killing Atiq Ahmed and his brother Mohammad Ashraf are taken into police custody for four days by chief judicial magistrate in prayagraj today. During the police remand, the police will question the accused, who were identified as Arun Maurya, Sunny Singh and Lovelesh Tiwari about the weapon they used to kill Atiq Ahmed and his brother Mohammad Ashraf on April 15 night, where did they get the weapon from and who gave it to them.
Passing the order later, the court sent them to police custody for four days – from 2 pm on Wednesday till 5 pm on April 23, district government advocate Gulab Chandra Agrahari said.
An FIR under the Indian penal code sections 302 (murder), 307 ( attempt to murder) and under the Arms Act was registered against the three alleged assailants of Atiq Ahmed and Ashraf at Shahganj police station.
On Sunday, these three accused were produced before the remand magistrate who sent them to judicial custody for 14 days. They were initially lodged in Naini jail but were shifted to Pratapgarh prison citing security reasons.