Trouble for Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan continued to mount as a large contingent of Rampur police on Tuesday afternoon raided the premises of Ali Jauhar University and an FIR was registered against his MLA son Abdullah Azam Khan for discrepancy in the date of birth document submitted for passport.
Acting on a complaint filed about missing books from globally renowned Raza Library and Madarsa Aliya at the Ganj police station of Rampur on June 16, the police raided the private university owned by Azam Khan.
Raza Library is under the administrative control of Union Human Resource Development Ministry and Governor is the chairperson of its governing body. Sources said that around 2,000 rare and valuable books stolen from the library were recovered from Ali Jauhar University during raid. However, there was no official word from the Rampur authorities about the raid and recovery.
Meanwhile, an FIR was lodged against Azam Khan’s son and MLA from Swar Tanda segment (Rampur) Abdullah Azam Khan for for ‘discrepancy in age proof documents submitted for passport’.
As per the FIR, Abdullah’s date of birth in High School, BTech and MTech marksheets was January 1, 1993, but in the passport, it has been given as September 30, 1990. The FIR against Abdullah was lodged at Civil Lines police station under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 of the IPC and (12) A1 of Passport Act by Akash Honey, son of a former UP Minister.
Superintendent of Police, Rampur, Ajay Pal Sharma issued a lookout notice against former Deputy SP Aale Hasan in connection with land encroachment cases related to Jauhar varsity. Post his retirement from police service, Hasan was serving as the chief security officer of Jauhar University. He is wanted in 27 cases of extortion and land-grabbing.
“The police raided several places to nab the former cop after cases were registered against him but he is absconding. We have issued a lookout notice suspecting that he might flee the country,” Sharma said on Tuesday.
A close aide of Azam Khan, Hasan worked worked as a sub-inspector and rose to the rank of Deputy SP during the Samajwadi Party regime and was posted as the circle officer of Rampur.