On Monday, the Supreme granted two weeks time to Mukhtar Ansari and Punjab Government for filing reply to the plea of U.P. Government seeking transfer of Mukhtar Ansari from Ropar Jail Punjab to Ghazipur Jail in UP
A Bench of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ashok Bhushan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. Subhash Reddy and Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.R. Shah passed he order on plea of UP Government was hearing a criminal petition to bring Ansari to Ghazipur Jail.
The plea says that Muktar Ansari is accused for serious offences in UP, whereas he is in jail of Punjab for minor offences, therefore his presence is necesary in cases pending in UP.
Plea further states that federal structure is being violated by misusing the provisions of CrPC.