Prayagraj : Mafia turned politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed, were fatally shot while being transported for a medical checkup in Prayagraj on Saturday.
The shooting occurred inside the Dhoomanganj Police Station in Prayagraj, where two to three individuals reportedly opened fire on them. The incident was captured on video and later circulated on social media.
In the footage, Atiq and his brother can be seen exiting a police vehicle and addressing the media about their failure to attend Atiq’s son’s funeral, when the attackers, posing as journalists, began firing on them. Atiq was serving life imprisonment in the 2006 Umesh Pal kidnapping case.