The BJP has alleged that Mohammad Ansar, one of the accused in the Jahangirpuri violence, is associated with Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
New Delhi: A day after the persons accused of Jahangirpuri violence was sent to police custody, the BJP has alleged that one of them, Mohammad Ansar, is associated with Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). This allegation was first made by Delhi BJP President Adesh Gupta on Sunday. He alleged that Ansar is a member of AAP. After which he targeted party supremo Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly sheltering rioters in his party.
Following this allegation, another BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh took to Twitter to say that the main accused in the Jahangirpuri violence is Ansar, while Tahir Hussain, an accused in the previous riots in the national capital, was also an AAP councillor. Parvesh Singh accused Kejriwal of taking the side of the rioters and the Delhi government of giving them all facilities.
BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh tweeted, "The main accused of Hanuman Janmotsav riots, Ansar turned out to be an AAP worker and Tahir Hussain, accused of last time's riots, also turned out to be the leader of AAP. Arvind Kejriwal why do you love rioters so much? Why is the Delhi government giving them all facilities?"
BJP national spokesperson Kapil Mishra also alleged on Twitter that Ansar has links with people like Tahir Hussain, Khalid Saifi and Umar Khalid. He wrote, "As many rioters are being caught from Jahangir Puri, all these people were involved in Delhi riots and Shaheen Bagh. The main accused Ansar used to take women from here to Seelampur, Jaffrabad, and Shaheen Bagh. Most of its connections have been Tahir Hussain, Khalid Saifi, and Umar Khalid.