Tahir Hussain surrenders before at Delhi court, claims to be innocent

Tahir Hussain surrenders before at Delhi court, claims to be innocent

  • Tahir Hussain who was wanted in an Intelligence Bureau officer murder case, has surrendered before Rouse Avenue court in Delhi.

  • In an interview with India Today TV, he declined all charges against him and claimed to be innocent.

  • “On February 24, police conducted a search of my building and moved us out from there. Later, we shifted to a safe location," Hussain said.
Tahir Hussain, the suspended AAP Councillor, who was wanted in an Intelligence Bureau officer’s murder case, has surrendered before Rouse Avenue court in Delhi. He went absconding after he was declared a party of interest in the murder which took place during the Delhi riots, last week.

In an interview with India Today TV, he declined all charges against him and claimed to be innocent. He also said that he went absconding after the news spread widely on the internet and social media.

"I worked to stop violence, I'm innocent. I stopped people from climbing up my building. On February 24, police conducted a search of my building and moved us out from there. Later, we shifted to a safe location," Hussain said.

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Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has suspended him from the party while he went missing.

Hussain has been wanted over the murder of Ankit Sharma an IB officer, who was found dead during the riots in February. However, he went absconding and yesterday (March 5) he was booked in another attempt to murder case by Delhi police. According to an IANS report, a case has been lodged in Khazuri Khas police station against him.

The complainant, who received a bullet injury during the Delhi violence, has said in the FIR that Hussain was among the rioters who opened fire at him, as per an IANS report. However, no official information has been issued about the complaint so far.
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