Saturday, 20 April, 2024
Trending TopicsIpl 2024Lok Sabha 2024

---Advertisement---

UP govt withdraws Y-category security given to SP leader Azam Khan

Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn the Y-category security cover given to senior Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan. The government said that it was not needed now.  According to information, Rampur police had received a letter from security headquarters in Lucknow to withdraw the Y-category security provided to Azam Khan, a former […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: Jul 14, 2023 16:23 IST
Share :

Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party-led Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn the Y-category security cover given to senior Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan. The government said that it was not needed now. 

According to information, Rampur police had received a letter from security headquarters in Lucknow to withdraw the Y-category security provided to Azam Khan, a former Minister and 10-time MLA from Rampur seat. 

The security headquarters in a letter to Rampur Superintendent of Police said that the security cover was not needed.  

As per officials, Azam Khan was given three gunmen and police personnel under the Y-category security. Following the order, the district Police have withdrawn the security and called back all security personnel to Police Lines. 

Azam Khan is a senior Samajwadi Party leader. Earlier, he was disqualified from the UP Assembly after a court sentenced him to three years in jail in a hate speech case.    

Also Read: Bihar: BJP leader died in Police lathi charge during protest in Patna

First published on: Jul 14, 2023 04:23 PM IST

Get Breaking News First and Latest Updates from India and around the world on News24. Follow News24 on Facebook, Twitter.

Related Story