A Delhi court has sent Congress leader and former MLA Asif Mohammad Khan to judicial custody for 14 days. Asif Khan was arrested on Saturday morning for allegedly abusing and assaulting a police officer in Shaheen Bagh area, police said. Asif Khan’s daughter Areeba Khan is the Congress candidate in the Delhi Municipal Elections to be held next month.
Former MLA Asif Khan was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Aditi Rao on Saturday, who remanded him to judicial custody. Meanwhile, Khan’s lawyer filed his client’s bail application in the court, which will be heard on Monday.
An FIR was registered against Khan at the Shaheen Bagh police station under Indian Penal Code sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of official duty) and 353 (using criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) Is.
What was the whole matter?
Former Congress MLA Asif Khan was addressing a public meeting with his supporters via mike on Saturday morning in front of Taiyab Masjid in Shaheen Bagh. Meanwhile, seeing the crowd of people in front of the mosque, a sub-inspector Akshay, who was patrolling the area, reached there and questioned Asif Khan about getting permission from the Election Commission for the public meeting, then he got angry and started talking to the police officer from the mike itself. Started abusing with. When the sub-inspector opposed Asif Khan, he was also manhandled. After this the SI left from there and lodged an FIR against Congress leader Asif Khan at Shaheen Bagh police station, after which the police arrested him.
daughter accused the police of breaking her finger
In a video following the incident, Asif Khan’s daughter Ariba Khan alleged that around 50-60 police personnel barged into her house in Shaheen Bagh and dragged away the former MLA. Areeba alleged that the policemen also misbehaved with her and broke one of her father’s fingers during their arrest. Congress candidate Ariba Khan said that they also snatched our phones. The policemen also took away my father and his supporters.