BJP MLA’s murder: Ansari denied bail

Ansari, who may contest against BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi, had sought bail on the ground of parity, as co-accused Afzal Ansari has been granted bail.

New Delhi | Published:March 21, 2014 4:02 am

A Delhi court denied bail to UP legislator Mukhtar Ansari, an accused in the 2005 murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai, citing “gravity of offence” and “apprehension” faced by witnesses.

Ansari, who may contest against BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi in Varanasi, had sought bail on the ground of parity, as co-accused Afzal Ansari has been granted bail.

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