Who was Atiq Ahmed and when was he killed?
ATIQUE Ahmed was killed on April 15, 2023 on the way to a medical examination.
He was only killed twice after his son Asad, both were shot. Here’s what we know about his life and murder.
Who was Atique Ahmed?
Atique Ahmed was a suspected gangster and politician.
It is alleged that he was involved in organized crime alongside his political career.
Atique Ahmed’s son Asad was killed on April 13, 2023 after an encounter with police.
Asad was also a suspect in the Umesh Pal murder case, much like his father.
Pal was a key witness in the assassination of politician Raju Pal in 2005.
He was murdered in February 2023 and shot dead outside his home, accompanied by his two bodyguards.
Ahmed was a prominent politician who was a member of the Indian Parliament from 2004 to 2009 and served five times in the Uttah Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
Despite being imprisoned, Ahmed still ran for elections.
When was Atique Ahmed killed?
He was killed on April 15, 2023 while attending a court-ordered medical examination.
His brother Achraf had stopped to speak to the media when the incident took place.
Ahmed was in custody for 14 days at the time of his murder.
What happened to Atique Ahmed?
Ahmed was questioned about his son’s final rights, which he said he did not participate in.
A gun was fired at Ahmed’s head, killing him.
His brother Achraf was also killed in the shooting, which was broadcast live on television.
Ahmed was under heavy police protection at the time of his assassination.
At the time of his death, he had more than 100 criminal charges against his name.
The three perpetrators involved in his assassination had posed as media workers to get close to him and made no attempt to flee after they shot him.
They surrendered and have since been taken into custody.
At the time of his murder he was 60 years old.