Asif Mohammad Khan Arrested: Delhi Police have arrested former Congress MLA Asif Mohammad Khan. Asif Khan has been arrested for assaulting and abusing the employees of MCD. It is also alleged that he made the people of MCD cock.
According to Arvind Ojha of Aaj Tak, posters of former Congress MLA Asif Mohammad Khan were installed in the Shaheen Bagh area. MCD employees came to remove these posters and hoardings. The former MLA got angry with his party’s removal of hoardings and started beating up MCD employees. A video of this entire incident is viral on social media.
Asif Mohammad Khan Arrested For Assaulting
In the video, Asif Mohammad Khan is seen beating MCD employees with sticks and abusing them. Meanwhile, when an employee tries to call his office, the former MLA makes him cock with sticks. Asif is saying in this video,
“Be a cock, with whom does he talk. The Aam Aadmi Party sends them to bring down the posters of Congressmen. They don’t take down their posters; everyone takes them down.”
After this incident, Inspector Ram Kishore of MCD lodged an FIR against the Congress leader at Shaheen Bagh police station. In the complaint of the Inspector of MCD, Asif Mohammad Khan has been accused of abusing and assaulting MCD employees, making them cock.
During a conversation with Indian Express, South East Delhi DCP Isha Pandey said,
We have received a complaint regarding the incident from MCD inspector Ram Kishore of the Lajpat Nagar zone. He complained that Asif Mohammad Khan misbehaved with and beat up MCD employees and obstructed government work. We have arrested Asif Khan. The matter is under investigation.
Delhi Police has booked Asif Mohammad Khan under IPC sections 353 (assault on public servant), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to public servant), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of duty) and 34. (criminal act committed by all persons with common intention).
The court has sent Asif Khan to judicial custody for seven days.