The sensation spread in Khayali village of Meerut when people received a threatening pamphlet at their doors in the morning. The pamphlet had a photograph of a criminal and was written below, "I, Ankit aka Baba, request all villagers that I want to win the election unopposed. In case you don't understand the request, there will be consiquences. If I get to know about anyone contesting polls against me, he or she will have to face many problems. Let me alone filing nomination, in case, if anyone will try to file the nomination nobody would be allowed to move beyond the village canal. He or she will found dead near the canal. Thank You."
Vinod Kumar, a 30-year-old village moneylender who contested against him in 2015 elections, was killed in front of his own house.
On receiving the pamphlet, people quickly informed the police about this. Upon receiving the information, the policemen came to investigate and the Station Incharge Bharwinder Singh lodged a complaint against the gangster.
" Baba is a professional crimina who is in wanted list police from various states like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and UP from last few years, baba carries a reward of Rs 25,000. Now, FIR was registered against the gangster at Chandinagar Police Station on Saturday. Under IPC’s section 506. Police from various states are looking for him." - Bharwinder Singh (Chandinagar police station incharge)