UP: Ex-SP MLA’s properties worth Rs 130 cr seized under Gangster Act

29 November, 2022 | Vaishali Sharma

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Deep Narayan Singh Yadav's properties worth over Rs 130 crore were confiscated under the Gangsters Act on Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district.

Deep Narayan Singh Yadav’s properties worth over Rs 130 crore were confiscated under the Gangsters Act on Monday in Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi district.

Yadav has a tight relationship with SP President Akhilesh Yadav. According to the police, the former MLA’s land in Bangaon, Karganwa, and Bhagwantpura was attached for Rs 130 crore.

For the last two months, the former MLA has been imprisoned on suspicion of plotting to free renowned criminal Lekhraj Singh Yadav.

“In Nawabad Police Station limits, some people were jailed for attempting to free jailed criminal Lekhraj Yadav. We seized the properties of Deep Yadav-one of them. The land of former SP MLA has been attached under the gangster’s action. The market value of these properties is 130 crore. This action is in the first stage and it will continue,” said Rajesh S, Jhansi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).

According to the police, more than 50 cases have been filred against him.

“Deep Narayan already has more than 50 cases against him,” he said,

The Police are also planning to seize other properties owned by the former MLA. He owns real estate in Jhansi, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida and Prithvipur (MP) along with valuable land in Garautha.