Former Congress MLA Asif Mohammad Khan has been arrested for misbehaving with a Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police, for asking him to produce the Election Commission’s permission for a gathering.
Apart from Asif Mohammad Khan, two other people have also been detained by the police, whose role was being investigated in this connection.
According to the police, it was on Friday evening, when Asif Mohammad Khan was addressing a gathering of 20-30 people at a place with a loud speaker. Then the police officer reached the spot and asked about the permission he had received from the Election Commission to address the gathering.
As he asked for the permission, the former MLA started misbehaving with the cop. The Congress leader was campaigning near the Tayyab Masjid for his daughter Ariba Khan, who is a Congress candidate from the Abul Fazal Enclave ward.
Someone present there recorded the whole incident and posted it in social media, which went viral.
After the incident, the victim cop informed the authorities, following which, a case was registered against Khan and he was arrested on late Friday night from his house. Police also apprehended two of his supporters namely Minhaj and Sabir in the case. Search for other accused in the incident is going on.