Politics News / ED arrested Aam Aadmi Party leader Amanatullah Khan

Zoom News : Apr 18, 2024, 10:28 PM
Politics News: Another big leader of Aam Aadmi Party has been arrested by ED in money laundering case. A case of money laundering is going on against Amanatullah Khan, the party's MLA from Okhla seat of Delhi, in a case related to Waqf property. ED was interrogating him since 11:30 am. ED raids have also been conducted on Khan's premises. ED had said that several incriminating materials were seized during the raid, which indicated their role in the money laundering case. At the same time, AAP had alleged that this investigation was one of the false cases that were being filed against its party leaders.

Supreme Court had rejected the petition for anticipatory bail

Let us tell you that only 2 days ago the Supreme Court had rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Amanatullah Khan. After this, Amanatullah Khan reached the ED office this morning where the central agency was interrogating him since 11.30 am. After Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Satyendra Jain and Sanjay Singh, Amanatullah Khan is the fifth big leader of Aam Aadmi Party to be arrested. Of these, only Sanjay Singh is out of jail because he has got bail. The money laundering case against Amanatullah is related to the CBI FIR and 3 complaints of Delhi Police.

Many serious allegations have been made against Amanatullah Khan

Actually, Amanatullah Khan is accused of illegally recruiting 32 people as the Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board. The allegation against him is that along with this he has illegally given many properties of Delhi Waqf Board on rent. The AAP leader has also been accused of misusing Delhi Waqf Board funds, following which a case was registered against him under money laundering. Before entering the ED office, he claimed that when he was the chairman of the Waqf Board, he followed the rules and worked after taking legal opinion and as per the new Act (for the board) that came in 2013.