The Delhi police have filed FIR against Aam Aadmi party corporator Tahir Hussain under Section 302(a) Murder, in the Dayalpur police station of Delhi. The FIR was filed on the complaints of the family of deceased IB Officer Ankit Sharma, whose body was extracted from a drain behind Hussain’s house. The crime branch of the Delhi police will probe and take action in the murder case.
#BREAKING: Delhi Police registers FIR against #AAP leader Tahir Hussain under Section 302 (a) Murder in the Dayalpur Police Station of national capital. FIR based on complaint by family of IB Officer Ankit Sharma. Crime Branch to probe and take action. Arrest could follow soon.
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) February 27, 2020
Ankit’s family alleged that Ankit was dragged into the house of Tahir Hussain and lynched to death by Islamist mobs. Reports state that Tahir Hussain’s house was being used by violent Islamist mob to pelt stones and hurl petrol bombs in the locality. Along with Ankit Hussain, three other persons were also dragged into his house, as alleged by locals.
In the riots that erupted in North East Delhi earlier this week, AAP leader Tahir Hussain has emerged as one of the main kingpins. Videos have emerged which show hundreds of people throwing stones, petrol bombs from the roof of his building. Other videos show Tahir Hussain himself supervising the stone and petrol bomb pelting from his building, with a lathi in his hand. When today media teams visited the building, it was found littered with stones, acid packs, petrol bombs made using cold drink bottles, catapults used to hurl stones and petrol bombs etc.
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2020
In another setback to AAP member, the Delhi Police sealed a factory belonging to Tahir Hussain. The factory is located in North-East Delhi’s Khajoori Khas area.