Deep rooted conspiracy behind IB officer’s murder; Charge-sheet names ex-AAP leader as main accused
New Delhi: A damning charge-sheet filed by Delhi Police on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 in the case connected with the gory killing of Intelligence Bureau official, Ankit Sharma, during riots coinciding with the US President Donald Trump’s India visit earlier this year in February underscores that there was a deep rooted conspiracy and the IB officer was specifically targeted by a mob led by ex-AAP leader Tahir Hussain.
The 50-page charge sheet, names Hussain as a main accused. The others named in the chargesheet are Anas, Firoj, Javed, Gulfam, Shoaib Alam, Salman, Nazeem, Kasim, and Sameer Khan. Barring Sabir and Musa, whop are absconding, all others were arrested by the police.
Sharma’s body was was found in a drain a day after he was killed. His autopsy revealed that he had been stabbed brutally 51 times and killed by the rioters to instill fear in the minds of the people in that area.
The charge sheet said they came from the side of Chand Bagh Pulia, caught hold of him on the instigation of Hussain from the political leader’s house and dragged him and beat him to death by inflicting sharp and blunt injuries and after killing him, threw his dead body in the drain.
A witness, from his terrace, had captured a video on his mobile phone, in which a group of persons are seen dumping the dead body in the drain.
The Crime Branch of Delhi police filed the charge sheet before Metropolitan Magistrate Richa Parihar, who fixed the matter for consideration on June 16.