Tahir Hussain: AAP councilor, Tahir Hussain, denies his involvement in the murder of the IB staff member | Delhi News
Ankit Sharma (26), who worked for the IB, disappeared on Tuesday and his body was found in a drain near his home in the Chand Bagh area, northeast of Delhi.
His family members said the local councilman and his associates were behind the murder. Hussain rejected the accusations.
“I came to know from news reports that blame me for the murder of a man. These are lies and unfounded accusations. For our safety, my family and I left our house on Monday in police presence,” he said. .
Hussain further said that there should be an impartial investigation of the incident and action should be taken against the culprit.
“It is wrong to attack me. I and my family have nothing to do with it,” he said.
The comments were made by Hussain in a video that was shared by the head of social networks of the AAP, Ankit Lal.
#AAP councilor Tahir Hussain was rescued by @DCPNEastDelhi Ved Prakash Surya on February 24 after a mafia attacked … https://t.co/uZbHK3wVGm
– Ankit Lal (@AnkitLal) 1582737477000
The main leader of the AAP, Sanjay Singh, said the party’s position remains clear that the strictest punishment should be taken against anyone associated with the spread of violence and added that Hussain has given his statement on the matter.