Four people have been detained for scuffling with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials and obstructing government work during raids in the Delhi Waqf Board corruption case. Earlier, ACB raided the house of AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and his associates on Friday. Meanwhile, cash and pistol were recovered, later ACB arrested Amanatullah Khan.
News Delhi: In connection with raids in the corruption case involving the Delhi Waqf Board, four people have been held for allegedly interfering with official business and tussling with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) personnel. A case has already been opened by the police against each of them. The ACB also made a video of the incident available on Sunday.
The four people who were arrested have been named as Shakeel Ahmed (40), Akhtar (20), Anwar (31) and Sikandar (45), all residents of Batla House in Zakir Nagar. These individuals are accused of interfering with official business during the ACB raid. In connection with a case reported under the Arms Act, the police are also looking for Kausar Imam Siddiqui, alias Ladon.
At actuality, a pistol was found in Lydon’s home during the ACB raid, and as a result the police have filed a case under the Arms Act against him. Hamid Ali, Amanatullah Khan’s business partner, was also detained by the police in this case for violating the Arms Act.
Let it be known that the ACB conducted a raid on Amanatullah Khan’s home on Friday in connection with the Delhi Waqf Board corruption investigation. Cash and a gun were discovered in the interim. Later, Amanatullah Khan was detained by ACB. He was presented to the Rouse Avenue court on Saturday, after which he was transferred to a four-day ACB remand. A 14-day remand had been requested by ACB.
It should be mentioned that Amanatullah Khan is charged with causing a “financial mess” in the Waqf Board’s bank accounts, creating tenancy in the Waqf Board’s properties, engaging in corruption when buying vehicles, and making 33 unauthorised appointments in violation of service regulations. In this regard, the ACB filed a complaint in January 2020 under the Anti-Corruption Act and other sections of the Indian Penal Code. The CBI had applied for authorization to charge Amanatullah Khan in May of this year.