Delhi court remands AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan to police custody for 4 days

Delhi court remands AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan to police custody for 4 days
New Delhi: A Delhi special court on Saturday remanded Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan to police custody for 4 days in connection with alleged irregularities in Delhi Waqf Board recruitment.

Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi Police submitted before the court that it was an urgent matter of investigation as Rs 24 lakh cash had been recovered during the raids and alleged that Khan’s known had been appointed at the Waqf Board and Khan had received cash in crores.

The ACB submitted that Khan’s close aide Hamid Ali told the investigating agency that he handled the financial matters of Khan and all the transactions were made on instructions by Khan.

Investigating Agency alleged that they recovered one unlicensed weapon, Rs 12 lakh in cash and some cartridges from the premises of Ali and he submitted that Khan had asked me to keep the ammunition which will be used at the right time.

Counsel for Khan submitted through the bail application that Khan is a sitting MLA and had fully cooperated in the case which was registered in 2020 and the weapons seized by the ACB not found from his residence.

Government Counsel opposed the bail application by submitting that the MLA was a very influential person and had to be confronted in the case.

Government Counsel submitted that during the searches, the ACB team was allegedly attacked by relatives and other persons known of the MLA outside his residence.

Special Judge Vikas Dhull after hearing the plea on behalf Government Counsel granted four days police custody of Khan in the alleged irregularities case.

UNI

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