Quickly after questioning him earlier at this time, the Delhi Anti Corruption Bureau at this time raided Aam Aadmi Social gathering MLA Amanatullah Khan’s home and 5 different areas linked to him in a two-year-old corruption case associated to allegedly unlawful appointments within the Delhi Waqf Board. The Okhla MLA was referred to as for questioning at 12 pm at this time in reference to the case, which was registered below the Prevention of Corruption Act in 2020.
The ACB seized Rs 12 lakh in addition to an unlicensed weapon, officers stated.
Mr Khan is the newest of a number of AAP leaders being raided by central investigative businesses in what has changed into a bitter confrontation between the Centre and the AAP.
Mr Khan, Chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board, had final evening posted a snide tweet concerning the discover, claiming he has been summoned as he constructed a brand new Waqf board workplace.
वक़्फ़ बोर्ड का नया दफ़्तर बनवाया है,
हमें #ACB ने बुलाया है…
चलो फिर बुलावा आया है! pic.twitter.com/YAiumagPbc
— Amanatullah Khan AAP (@KhanAmanatullah) September 15, 2022
The Anti-Corruption Department of the Delhi authorities, which reviews to Lt Governor VK Saxena, a consultant of the BJP-led authorities on the centre, had despatched discover to Mr Khan to seem for questioning over allegations of unlawful appointment within the Delhi Waqf Board which oversees the administration of Islamic property devoted to welfare causes.
Earlier, the ACB had written to the Lieutenant Governor’s Secretariat demanding that Mr Khan be eliminated because the Delhi Waqf Board chairman for allegedly hampering a probe by “bullying” witnesses in a case in opposition to him.
Mr Saxena had earlier cleared the CBI to prosecute the Delhi Waqf Board Chairman within the case registered in opposition to him in 2016, information company PTI had reported.
The information company quoted sources as saying that the prosecution sanction has additionally been granted in opposition to then Waqf Board CEO Mehboob Aalam for offences together with “deliberate and felony violation” of guidelines, rules, and legislation, and “misuse of place” and inflicting monetary losses to the exchequer.
The Delhi authorities’s income division’s sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (headquarters) had in November 2016 filed a grievance alleging “arbitrary and unlawful” appointments by Mr Khan to numerous present and non-existing posts within the Delhi Waqf Board.