The Delhi police has filed two more charge sheets against Tahir Hussain, a former AAP leader for his role in the Delhi riots earlier this year
Bengaluru: The Delhi police has filed two more charge sheets against Tahir Hussain, a former AAP leader for his role in the Delhi riots earlier this year.
As reported by a popular website, the first charge sheet is related to arson and rioting at a parking lot in Chand Bagh, in which at least a hundred vehicles were set on fire. The second charge-sheet is filed against arson and robbery at a godown of essential goods in Karawal Nagar.
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According to the website, his younger brother Shah Alam and at least 10 others have also been named in the charge-sheet for rioting, carrying deadly armed weapons, dacoity, mischief by fire or explosive substance, unlawful assembly and criminal conspiracy.
As per Hindustan Times, “Both incidents took place on February 24 and two separate FIRs were registered on February 27. In the first case, it has been established in the charge sheet based on electronic evidence and on the statements of the eyewitnesses that Tahir Hussain led a mob into a godown of essential commodities in Karawal Nagar and set it afire. The owner of the godown claimed a loss of worth Rs 25-30 lakhs. Tahir Hussain and five others were later arrested for the offence.”
“There were food preparations going on in there for a marriage function. Hussain and others destroyed the food prepared and then threw petrol bombs into the parking area where several vehicles were parked at the time. All the vehicles parked in Pradeep Parking lot were gutted,” the website quoted a police officer.
Tahir Hussain is also accused in the murder of IB officer Ankit Sharma during the Delhi riots.
He was stabbed 51 times and his body thrown in a drain, an act captured in a video filmed by a person from the rooftop of a house in the locality. Sharma’s body was fished out two days later from the drain.
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Ankit Sharma was murdered outside Hussain’s house in Khajuri Khas area.
The bloodstained knife used to stab Ankit Sharma was found along with the bloodstained clothes of the killer. The blood found on the clothes was that of Ankit Sharma. It adds that another knife used in the crime was also recovered.
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Last Updated Jun 20, 2020, 3:58 PM IST