Delhi's Karkardooma court remanded suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain to four days police custody after he was arrested in IB staffer Ankit Sharma murder case from a court. Earlier, he was arrested in connection with a matter related to violence in north-east Delhi.
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi: Anurag Thakur & Parvesh Verma were blamed for #Delhiviolence . Anurag & Verma made comments on Jan 20 & Jan 28 respectively, while the violence started on Feb 23. Kapil Mishra was held responsible for acts of Amanatullah Khan, Sharjeel Imam&Tahir Hussain.
Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa: There are some media reports that Tahir Hussain (expelled AAP Councillor) was rescued by police. The fact is that on 24 February night we received information that a Councillor is trapped & surrounded but when police checked he was found at his home.
CLARIFICATION: Delhi Police Sources now clarify that Tahir Hussain did not require rescuing; on the intervening night of 24-25 Feb, news of the councillor being stuck was received by police, upon investigation it was found the councillor was safe in his house.
Tahir Hussain,AAP councilor:I worked to stop violence, I'minnocent.I stopped people from climbing up my building. On Feb24, police conducted a search of my building&moved us out from there,&later,we shifted to a safe location.Till 4pm on Feb25, police were present at the building