Police raided the residence of former minister and SP MLA Shahid Manzoor after the five-storey Alaya apartment on Wazir Hasan Road in Lucknow collapsed. Police has arrested Shahid’s son Nawazish. Information about the apartment is being collected from Nawazish at the Civil Lines police station.
In fact, the case pertains to the Hazratganj area of Lucknow, the capital of UP, where a 5-storey building collapsed on Tuesday evening. Due to this, 30 to 40 people are feared to be buried under the debris, but 15 people have been rescued after relief and rescue work. In this case, the police have taken into custody Nawazish, son of SP leader Shahid Manzoor, as this apartment was in the name of SP leader’s son only.
who is shahid manzoor
Shahid Manzoor is currently SP’s MLA from Kithore assembly. Even before this, he has been an MLA in the years 2002, 2007 and 2012. However, he had to face a crushing defeat in the 2017 elections. From 2012 to 2017, Shahid was the cabinet minister in the Labor and Employment Department in the Akhilesh Yadav government. He is considered a big leader of western Uttar Pradesh. Shahid Manzoor has contested elections twice on SP ticket.
Shahid Manzoor’s son Nawazish arrested
Police inquiry revealed that the land deed of the apartment was in the name of Shahid’s son Nawazish and nephew Tariq. The apartment was named after Nawazish’s daughter Alaya. Not only this, Shahid’s daughter also lived in the apartment. In such a situation, the police is rapidly searching for all the documents related to the apartment. After interrogating Nawazish, the CO said that the building was constructed by Yazdan Builders in partnership with Nawazish and Tariq. SP leader’s son Nawazish has also contested the election of district president. The election in which Nawazish had won.