AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan walks out of jail day after arrest over demolition drive protest

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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan was launched from Tihar Jail in New Delhi on Friday night time. He was arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday night time over a protest in opposition to the demolition drive in Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar.

Amanatullah Khan (File)

Amanatullah Khan (File)

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan walked out of Tihar Jail in New Delhi on Friday night time. He was arrested by the Delhi Police the day before today over a protest in opposition to the anti-encroachment drive in Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar.

He was granted bail by an area courtroom earlier within the da on a private bond of Rs 50,000 and two sureties of Rs 50,000 every.

THE CASE

Aam Aadmi Social gathering MLA Amanatullah Khan was arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday night time after a conflict broke out between protesters and the police throughout a demolition drive in Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar earlier within the day. 5 others had been additionally arrested.

Amanatullah Khan participated in a protest in opposition to the BJP-ruled municipal company’s anti-encroachment drive within the space and was detained by the police on Thursday afternoon.

A case was registered in opposition to him below sections of rioting and obstructing authorities work.

THE CLASH

The anti-encroachment drive in Madanpur Khadar on Thursday noticed stiff opposition from locals, who gathered on the streets and raised slogans.

Clashes erupted between locals and police. Stones had been pelted and one policeman obtained injured. The police resorted to lathi-charge to regulate the gang.

Current on the web site of the conflict, Amanatullah Khan had mentioned, “I’m able to go to jail if it saves the homes of poor individuals. There isn’t a encroachment right here. I’ll assist them [civic body] in demolition if there’s any encroachment.”

Earlier this week, Amanatullah Khan was booked for obstructing the demolition drive in Shaheen Bagh.

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