first_imgThe Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that former MP Ateeq Ahmad, who was lodged in Deoria jail, had indeed assaulted and kidnapped a businessman on December 26 last year. Confirming the incident, the U.P. government said CCTV cameras in the jail complex were tampered with at the time. A Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna said it would consider the report submitted by State government on April 23. In the report the U.P. government said departmental action against five jail officials has been initiated.last_img