New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Saturday registered three FIRs at the Jamia Nagar police station after the Anti-Corruption Bureau raided the premises of Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan and his associates in the national capital on Friday. The South East District Police registered two. An FIR was registered against AAP MLA’s aides Hamid Ali and Kausar Imam Siddiqui, while in the third one for obstructing the ACB raiding party in discharge of official work. The police registered the first case under the Arms Act against Hamid Ali (54), a close aide of Khan. Ali was arrested by the police earlier that day when the ACB raided his premises and recovered an illegal weapon, some live cartridges and Rs 12 lakh from him.
The second case has been registered against Kausar Imam Siddiqui alias Laddan, from whose possession a country-made pistol and three live cartridges have been recovered. According to the information, Siddiqui is currently evading arrest. The police have registered a third case of obstructing the raiding team of ACB in the discharge of official work. The people involved are being identified.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday arrested AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in connection with the Delhi Waqf Board corruption case on the basis of recovery of incriminating material and evidence against him during raids. Weapons have been found from one place. It is learned that he could not show any license of the recovered weapons (Breta pistol). However, the MLA came out in his defense and said that he was arrested in a “baseless and outright bogus” case. The AAP MLA was arrested after the ACB raided four places belonging to Khan and his business partner, from where cash and weapons were found. found.
The ACB had summoned Khan in connection with the case related to financial misappropriation and other irregularities in the functioning of the Delhi Waqf Board. According to officials, a total of Rs 24 lakh in cash was recovered along with two illegal weapons.