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Delhi HC puts stay on Mukhtar Ansari's parole release

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The High on Friday put a stay on the parole release of don Mukhtar Ansari.

The Commission had moved the high against his release on parole.

Ansari had today secured parole from a (CBI) to campaign in his constituency Mau for the state elections.

The EC said it feared Ansari's release may create and order problems during elections.

Justice Mukta Gupta stayed the parole till Monday and issued a notice to him.

Ansari, who is accused of murdering (BJP) Krishnanand Rai in November 2005, is facing trial before court in

Rai, from Mohammadabad constituency was gunned down along with six more persons in Bhanwarkol area in

After Rai's wife moved court, Supreme Court transferred the case to from district.

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 16:48 IST