Delhi violence: Hussain sent to 10-day judicial custody


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Delhi violence: Hussain sent to 10-day judicial custody

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Saturday sent suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain to 10-days judicial custody for instigating violence in the national capital.

Hussain was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat at the end of his one-day police remand.

Hussain was allegedly involved in the violence in which Intelligence Bureau staffer Ankit Sharma was murdered and his body was recovered from a drain near his house.

Shah Alam, Tahir's brother, was also arrested for the riots and is currently in judicial custody.

The national capital saw violence in north-east area last month, which resulted in the killing of at least 53 people.