There were crates filled with stones and materials used in petrol bombs on the rooftop of the building (Photo Credit: Video Grab)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and local councillor Tahir Hussain has been blamed for the death IB personnel Ankit Sharma by the official's family. In a video that went viral on social media on Wednesday, people were seen throwing stones and petrol bombs from the rooftop of a bulding owned by Hussain. It was reported that Hussain had coordinated these attacks that happened on Tuesday and provided attackers with stones and bombs. Ankit Sharma was said to have died in these attacks and his body was later found inside a drain.
Tahir had denied these allegation and claimed that he himself was a victim of the Delhi violence and blamed 'dirty politics' for the video. He had posted a video saying he and his family were himself stranded inside his office building and called Delhi police for help.
However, when News Nation visited the building on Thursday, several incriminating evidence were on display there. There were crates filled with stones and materials used in petrol bombs on the rooftop of the building. Plastic bags and bottles seemingly filled with chemicals were also found.
On Wednesday, the body of IB Officer Ankit Sharma was recovered from a drain in the Chand Bagh area of North-East Delhi. Sharma had been missing since Tuesday and his family members alleged that the local councillor and his associates were behind the killing.
Tahir is a corporator from Ward 59 of Nehru Vihar in the East Delhi Municipal Corporation.