Heartbreak for Asif Khan’s supporters, ex-Cong MLA of Okhla sent to judicial custody
Supporters of former Okhla MLA Asif Md Khan who were expecting bail for him are upset as the Congress leader has been sent to judicial custody. Khan’s close associate Advocate Aarfa Khanam updated on her timeline that Asif Md has been sent to judicial custody and they would apply for bail on Monday now.
“Asif has been sent to judicial custody for now. Application will be applied in session for his bail,” she wrote.
With this development, Khan is to spend Saturday and Sunday in jail, said Wahab Malik. Delhi Police said it has arrested former MLA Asif Mohammad Khan after a video of him abusing & assaulting on-duty MCD staff in Shaheen Bagh area went viral, according to ANI today in the morning.
The Delhi Police has booked him under IPC sections 353 (assaulting public servant), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to public servant), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of duty) etc, reported IE.
A case has been registered at Shaheen Bagh police station, reported IE, adding that DCP (Southeast) Esha Pandey said: “We received a complaint from Ram Kishore, MCD Inspector of Lajpat Nagar zone, regarding the incident. He complained that Khan abused and assaulted MCD staff on duty and obstructed government work. We have arrested Khan. The case is being investigated.”
Earlier on Friday, a video of Khan surfaced on the social media in which he can be seen caning and abusing a group of people after a poster bearing his picture was removed from outside his Kalindi Kunj residence. The video had literally gone viral.
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