According to the report of the Indian Express, the Delhi police, on Wednesday, October 12, detained the primary suspect in the murder of Intelligence Bureau (IB) employee Ankit Sharma during the Northeast Delhi riots back in February 2020. Reportedly, Muntajim alias Musa Qureshi, a significant accused in the case, was detained by the Delhi police’s special cell on Monday in Telangana’s Meerpet on charges of planning to murder an IB employee.
Furthermore, as claimed by the father of the deceased IB officer, Ankit Sharma was stabbed in Chand Bagh in Northeast Delhi on February 25, 2020, probably after 5 PM. He was amongst the 53 others who lost their lives during the riots in Delhi. Afterwards, his deadbody was recovered from a drain in the area. Shockingly, as per the post-mortem reports, Ankit was brutally stabbed 52 times with a sharp weapon.
Moreover, in the murder case of Ankit Sharma and Chand Bagh violence conspiracy, the Delhi Police had booked an Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain and nine other individuals under nine other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) as well as the anti-terror law, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Who Is Musa Qureshi?
Mumtazim Qureshi, also known as Moosa, is a native of Chandbagh in Delhi and has previously worked locally for a private employer. He was one of the suspects in the murder case of IB officer Ankit Sharma, who was brutally killed by a mob in the Northeast Delhi riots on February 25, 2020. Moreover, the Delhi police had been looking for Musa for a long time. Reportedly, he was hiding, living in Telangana for the last six months.
Apart from being accused in the murder of IB officer Ankit Sharma, Mumtazim Qureshi alias Musa was even charged with various other henious crimes. Moreover, Musa’s arrest is seen as a major breakthrough in the IB officer Ankit Sharma’s murder case. Reportedly, he was hiding in Hyderabad, and as soon as the police officials came to know about this, they actively started looking for him. Furthermore, he was spotted at a local chemist shop in Hyderabad, which turned out to be a major clue for the police officials to get him.