File photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
File photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Yogi takes cognizance of judgement in Krishnanand Rai murder case, likely to appeal against it

ANI | Updated: Jul 05, 2019 06:14 IST

Uttar Pradesh [India], July 5 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday took cognizance of the judgement in the Krishnanand Rai murder case, in which a special CBI court acquitted former BSP legislator Mukhtar Ansari and several others.
The Uttar Pradesh government is likely to file an appeal in the high court against the judgement.
BJP MLA Krisnanad Rai was gunned down in 2005, along with six other party workers in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.
Mukhtar Ansari is currently lodged in Lucknow jail, facing several cases of murders and kidnappings (ANI)

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