Delhi top cop Rakesh Asthana interrogates Jahangirpuri violence prime accused Ansar


Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana questioned the prime accused of Jahangirpuri violence, Mohammed Ansar.

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Friday went to Crime Branch’s sector 18 Rohini Branch and questioned Jahangirpuri violence case main accused Mohammed Ansar Shiekh himself

The Delhi Police Commissioner grilled Ansar for about 3 hours. According to the sources, CP Asthana reached the Crime Branch office at around 12 pm to interrogate Ansar.

Rakesh Asthana also directed the officials to prepare a detailed interrogation report of Ansar. The report is likely to be submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Delhi’s Jahangirpuri witnessed violent clashes, including stone pelting, arson and firing, between two communities during a Hanuman Jayanti procession on Saturday, April 16. As many as eight police personnel and a civilian sustained injuries in the violence.

Ansar was arrested by the Delhi Police on Sunday, April 17 and was sent to police remand by a Delhi court. The Delhi Police has arrested more than 20 people in connection with the incident.

 Delhi Police requested the financial probe agency to initiate an investigation against Ansar under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).