Uproar after raid at Amanatullah Khan’s house, relatives attacked ACP outside the house

Delhi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Friday arrested Amanatullah Khan, an MLA of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the capital, in a case of alleged corruption related to the Delhi Waqf Board. The ACB today arrested Amanatullah Khan on the basis of several hours of interrogation and the recovery of lakhs of rupees in cash, illegal arms and incriminating material during raids conducted at several places including his house.

According to the information received, during the uproar outside the house of Amanatullah Khan after the raid, some of his relatives and other knowledgeable persons attacked an ACP and his search team, disrupting the official work of the ACB officials.

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In this case, two FIRs have been registered by ACB Delhi regarding the recovery of illegal arms in the South-East district and one FIR related to the assault on the police team by the relatives of Amanatullah Khan.

A total of Rs 24 lakh cash recovered along with two illegal weapons

The FIR said that Amanatullah Khan has been arrested in the case ranging from interrogation of Amanatullah Khan on the basis of incriminating material and evidence against him and recovery during the search conducted on Friday. Further investigation is being done. According to officials, a total of Rs 24 lakh in cash was recovered along with two illegal weapons.

Let us inform that, ACB raids were conducted at four locations related to the ‘AAP’ MLA and his business partner. During this, an unlicensed Breta pistol has been found from a place. At the same time, his companion Hamid Ali Khan also raided the hideout of Masood Usman in Gafoor Nagar. According to the ACB, Rs 12 lakh in cash has been recovered from there.

Earlier today, the ACB had summoned Amanatullah Khan for questioning in connection with a case related to financial misappropriation and other irregularities in the functioning of the Delhi Waqf Board.

According to an official statement, Amanatullah Khan while working as the chairman of Delhi Waqf Board had recruited 32 persons illegally violating all norms and government guidelines and with allegations of corruption and favoritism. ACB is probing alleged irregularities in recruitment in Delhi Waqf Board. Khan is the chairman of Delhi Waqf Board.

Earlier, the ACB had written to the Lt Governor’s Secretariat requesting removal of Amanatullah Khan from the post of Delhi Waqf Board chairman. The ACB had claimed in the letter that Amanatullah Khan had tried to influence the investigation by intimidating the witnesses in the case against him.

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