Prime News, National (New Delhi), March 9:- The Delhi police on Sunday (March 9, 2020) found evidence of Tahir’s brother Shah Alam’s involvement in the violence in Delhi’s Chand Bagh violence incident. Shah Alam may get arrested by the Delhi police as the investigation team is continuously seen conducting raids at his residence.
As per police sources, Shah Alam was also present in the building in Chand Bagh when the violent incident took place.
Earlier on Sunday, Delhi police arrested Tahir’s father, son and few neighbours who were also accused of helping Tahir in inciting a riot in the North-East Delhi and murder of Police Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Ankit Sharma. The names of those arrested by the police include – Tariq Hussain, Liaquat, Riyasat and Tariq Rizvi. Delhi police will also interrogate Tahir’s wife once as she returns back to her residence.
Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain was arrested by Delhi Police on March 5 for the alleged murder of Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Ankit Sharma, during the violence in North-East Delhi last week. During the interrogation, Tahir revealed that he fled to Nehru Vihar in Mustafabad and stayed in Okhla for two days before he came out to surrender in court. However, the Delhi court rejected his plea.
On March 6, Tahir was produced by the police before a Delhi court and sent to 7-day police custody in connection with the killing of the IB staffer. (MR, Inputs:Agencies).