Big Breaking: Tahir Hussain, Accused In Murder Of IB Officer Ankit Sharma, Set To Surrender In Court

Suspended AAP councilor Tahir Hussain, accused of being associated in the killing of an IB officer Ankit Sharma, has said that he will surrender before a Delhi court on Thursday.

Tahir to surrender 

Weeks ago, Hussain has been charged in the murder case of the Intelligence Bureau officer in northeast Delhi between violence over the new citizenship law. He is now expected to surrender in the Rouse Avenue Court on Thursday.

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According to ANI, Tahir Hussain through his lawyer has moved a surrender plea before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vishal Pahuja.

“He is on his way to Rouse Avenue Court(Delhi) to surrender. If he reaches Court without being arrested in between then he will surrender here before the court,” said Mukesh Kalia, Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain’s lawyer.

Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava also said, ” We are taking appropriate legal action against Tahir Hussain, we will soon present him before the law.”

Accused of murder 

Ankit Sharma, who was found dead in a drain near his home in northeast Delhi’s riot-hit Chand Bagh area, his family had accused Tahir Hussain of being behind the killing.

The police had registered an FIR against Hussain on the complaint of Ankit’s father.

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After the accusation, the AAP had also suspended Tahir from the primary membership of the party.

Defending himself, Tahir had earlier denied any involvement in the riots or the killing of Ankit Sharma, saying, “I came to know from news reports that I am being blamed for the murder of a man. These are lies and baseless accusations. For our safety, my family and I had moved away from our home on Monday in police presence.”

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interestingly, after the police probe, Petrol bombs, stones, and bricks were found on the rooftop of Hussain’s house.

Tahir, nevertheless, said, “I worked to stop violence, I’m innocent. I stopped people from climbing up my building. On February 24, police searched my building and moved us out from there. Later, we shifted to a safe location. Till 4 pm on February 25, police were present in the building.”