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Delhi Riots: Ex-MCD councillor Tahir Hussain charged with funding violence in 2020 | India News

Delhi Riots: Ex-MCD councillor Tahir Hussain charged with funding violence in 2020 | Information

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Karkardooma Courtroom on Wednesday framed the fees towards former MCD councillor Tahir Hussain in reference to violence in North East Delhi in 2020. Based on reviews, Tahir Hussain has been charged with the offence of funding the riots utilizing cash laundered by way of unlawful means. The previous MCD councillor has not pleaded responsible, in line with ANI. Based on investigators, Hussain allegedly conspired to have interaction in cash laundering and the proceeds generated from the crime have been used within the riots in northeast Delhi.

 

2020 North East Delhi violence | Delhi’s Karkardooma Courtroom at the moment framed the fees towards ex-MCD councillor Tahir Hussain in a cash laundering case. He has been charged with the offence of funding the riots utilizing alleged laundered cash. He has not pleaded responsible.
— ANI (@ANI) January 11, 2023

 

Hussain has been earlier booked beneath varied prices, together with the Illegal Actions Prevention Act, in three separate circumstances in reference to the violence in Delhi in February 2020. The violence claimed 53 lives and a whole lot have been injured. The vast majority of these killed have been Muslims.

On October 14 final 12 months, Hussain, together with six others, was charged with rioting and homicide in one of many circumstances associated to the riots. Previous to this, he was charged with prison conspiracy, rioting, mischief inflicting harm, mischief by fireplace or explosive substance with intent to destroy the property, and dacoity in one other case on Could 6.

The cash laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate can also be based mostly on one of many first info reviews registered towards Hussain by the Delhi Police.

On the eve of February 23, riots broke out in Northeast Delhi between Anti-Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) and pro-CAA protestors. The violence took a communal flip and led to the loss of life of over 53 individuals over the course of the following 10 days. Greater than 200 have been left injured. Outlets and homes have been burnt down and even locations of worship have been attacked.