It has not even been 2 days that Atiq Ahmed’s son Asad Ahmed was shot dead by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force in an encounter and now Atiq Ahmad has been short dead while he was on the way for medical in Prayagraj. Along with Atiq, his brother Ashraf Ahmed was also killed on Saturday.
Atiq Ahmad was in jail and had multiple times said that he might be killed anytime and had said that he is alive due to media attention. However, he had also said that he is not afraid anymore. Atiq Ahmed and his son were major accused in the 2022 Umesh Pal Murder case as well as 2005 BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case.
The video where they were being shot was captured by many as media was present at the spot. Infact, the attackers pretended to be from on of the media. It has been shared on social media platform by News Agency ANI. It can clearly we seen that the gun was so close to his head that it almost touched his head which shows that the security had lagged.