Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, spouse Tazeen Fatma, son Abdullah Azam shifted to Sitapur jail


New Delhi: Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, his legislator-wife Tazeen Fatma, and MLA-son Abdullah Azam have been shifted to Sitapur Jail attributable to safety causes, based on sources. The senior SP chief alongside together with his spouse and son had surrendered earlier than a Rampur court docket on Wednesday and had been despatched to judicial custody until March 2.

The noose across the Khans tightened within the wake of Abdullah’s allegedly faux delivery certificates case, apart from a number of different instances. Jail Superintendent of Sitapur, DC Mishra, mentioned that the Samajwadi MP and his son Abdullah can be supplied with particular safety contained in the jail , whereas Tazeen Fatma Azam can be stored in girls’s barracks.

Notably, the case pertains to two delivery certificates for Abdullah Azam, who allegedly additionally gave a incorrect date of delivery whereas submitting his nomination papers for the meeting elections in 2017. His election was put aside by the Allahabad High Court final December, and he additionally approached the Supreme Court, which remains to be listening to the case.

Earlier on Monday, Rampur’s Additional District Judge Dhirendra Kumar had rejected an anticipatory bail plea filed by the household and issued non-bailable warrants and see for attaching their property.

All three members of the family on Wednesday surrendered earlier than the court docket, which despatched them to judicial custody. Without questioning the choose’s ruling, SP president Akhilesh Yadav reportedly said that that the BJP authorities was indulging within the vendetta in opposition to the politician.

A Rampur BJP chief Akash Saxena had lodged an FIR at Gang police station on January 3, 2019, alleging fraud associated to Abdullah Azam’s two delivery certificates. In April, police filed the cost sheet in court docket. It alleged that Azam Khan’s son additionally had two passports and two PAN playing cards.

In one delivery certificates, issued by the Rampur municipality, Abdullah’s delivery date was talked about as January 1, 1993. The different certificates mentioned he was born in Lucknow on September 30, 1990, based on the cost in opposition to him.

A case was additionally registered in opposition to Azam Khan and his spouse as they’d submitted an affidavit testifying their son’s second delivery certificates. Azam Khan represents Rampur within the Lok Sabha and his spouse is an MLA from the Rampur meeting seat. 

Abdullah gained from the Suar meeting phase in 2017. The Allahabad High Court had put aside his election final December on a plea by defeated BSP candidate Kazim Ali Khan, who alleged that the SP candidate was below 25 when he filed his nomination papers in 2017.