AAP MLA alleges attack by Congress workers: Amanatullah Khan has a history of controversies

Amanatullah Khan alleged that three bike-borne men approached him outside the Aam Aadmi Party office in Okhla and opened fire.

Ahead of the MCD election, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan alleged that he was attacked by Congress workers on Tuesday night. Three gunshots were reportedly fired outside the Aam Aadmi Party office in Okhla.

According to Amanatullah Khan, an argument broke out between Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers at Jamia Nagar area.

He alleged that while he was talking to police, three bike-borne men approached him and opened fire.


Amanatullah Khan represents the Okhla Assembly constituency of Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party MLA, who belongs to Meerut, dropped out of Jamia Millia Islamia.

In March 2016, he was appointed the chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board. In September, he resigned from the post after anti-corruption bureau raided the Delhi Waqf Board office. Amanatullah Khan, however, claimed that he was being "framed in false cases".


March 2016: A video surfaced showing Amanatullah Khan hurling abuses against the Narendra Modi government. The video, dating back to February 16, shows Khan hitting out at the Central government for arresting cleric Maulana Syed Anzar Shah Qasmi without any proper proof.

July 2016: The Delhi Police arrested Amanatullah Khan after a woman alleged that he threatened her with rape and murder when she visited his residence with a complaint about power cuts a few days ago. He was later granted bail.

September 2016: The Delhi Police booked the AAP legislator on charges of sexual harassment of his brother-in-law's wife. The woman alleged that Amanatullah forced her into having sexual relations with him. She also alleged that she was tortured by her in-laws for dowry.

October 14, 2016: Amanatullah Khan was questioned by the anti-corruption bureau in connection with an alleged recruitment scam in Delhi Waqf Board.

October 26, 2016: Delhi Police registered an FIR against Amanatullah Khan and his supporters for allegedly threatening a group of protesters who were staging a demonstration over civic problems in his constituency.

November 2016: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a case against him in connection with an alleged recruitment scam in the Delhi Waqf Board. In October, then Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung had dissolved the Delhi Waqf Board.


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