Uttar Pradesh Police arrested BJP leader Dr Alka Rai and her brother Sheshnath Rai today in connection with the Mukhtar Ansari ambulance case.
Police registered a case under the Gangsters Act against Ansari and 12 others in the case for allegedly using an ambulance to travel from jail to a Punjab court.
The two accused — Alka Rai and her brother Sheshnath Rai– were taken to Barabanki from Mau by police.
The case is related to providing an ambulance facility by Rai to gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari while he was lodged in Ropar Jail in Punjab.
Ansari is currently lodged in Banda jail.