Tahir Hussain

New Delhi: February 23, 2021 marks the first anniversary of Delhi riots. Last year, North-East Delhi witnessed many incidents of...

As per the data released by Enforcement Directorate, anti-CAA protest was funded by the Popular Front of India (PFI), the leaders of Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party. PFI deposited Rs120 crores in 73 bank accounts for successful execution of the anti CAA protest around the city.

"Conspirators planned the riots while middle ring of leaders at the area level executed the plan through the foot soldiers," the police said.

Khalid’s father, Sayed Qasim Rasool Ilyas, has accused the Delhi police of targeting those who participated in the protests against the CAA and NRC.

Investigation conducted under PMLA revealed that companies owned by Tahir Hussain and his relatives transferred huge amounts of money to dubious entities entry operators, which was returned by them in cash.

Delhi Police interrogation reveals that Hussain has admitted that he collected a lot of acid, petrol, diesel and stones on his roof. He had also took his pistol from the police station for use in the violence.

The police said that accused namely Haseen was instrumental in the murder of Ankit and added that he had assaulted Ankit Sharma with a knife.

"Tahir Hussain was leading the mob from his house and also from the Masjid near Chand Bagh Pulia on Feb 24-25 and gave it a communal colour. He provoked and instigated the people," Crime Branch chargesheet said.

The police, in the charge sheet, said that Hussain admitted to his involvement in the violence and also admitted that he was present at the terrace of his house at the time of the incident.

Six suspicious transactions amounting to 92 lakh were made from Essence Cellcom Pvt Ltd to two accounts and a transfer of Rs 20 lakh was made from Show Effect Advertising Pvt Ltd.