According to reports, the state government earlier on Thursday issued an order to shift Ansari to the Banda jail on administrative grounds.
New Delhi: Controversial Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari on Thursday accused Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Sinha for conspiring his murder.
Asserting that his life is under danger Ansari said that Sinha wants to get him killed.
"My life is under threat and with these intentions I am being transferred from Lucknow district jail to the Banda Jail. Union Minister and BJP MP Manoj Sinha wants to get me killed," said Ansari.
According to reports, the state government earlier on Thursday issued an order to shift Ansari to the Banda district jail on administrative grounds.
Ansari, is an accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai.
The BSP leader was transferred to Lucknow district jail in June last year from the Agra Central Jail.
Ansari has been lodged in jail since 2005.