Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed’s son was killed in an encounter by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) at Jhansi earlier today.
“Asad, son of mafia-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and Ghulam Maksudan, both wanted in Umesh Pal murder case of Prayagraj and carrying a reward of Rupees five lakhs each; killed in encounter with the UPSTF team led by DySP Navendu and DySP Vimal at Jhansi. Sophisticated foreign made weapons recovered,” a tweet by ANI read.
As soon as the news of his encounter hit the headlines, an old video of him shooting Umesh Pal resurfaced on social media. Asad in the video is shooting at someone in a busy road.