New Delhi: CBI has registered a case against Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan for alleged irregularities in operations of Delhi Waqf Board when he was its chairman.
CBI sources said the complaint received from the Delhi government which has been converted into an FIR by it also mentions alleged role of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
However, the CBI FIR has been registered against Khan and unknown persons under IPC sections related to criminal conspiracy and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act related to criminal misconduct and corruption.
The FIR alleged that existing Waqf Board was illegally scrapped/superseded by the Delhi government under the directions of Deputy Chief Minister and Chief Minister of Delhi, CBI sources said.
It alleged that another Waqf Board was constituted and its Chairman was elected under the directions of Deput Chief Minister of Delhi in contravention of Waqf Act, 1955 and Delhi Waqf rules of 1977, the sources said.
The CEO of new Waqf Board and over 30 staff members were appointed and employed by the Waqf Board in contravention of section 24 of the Waqf Act, 1955 and Delhi Waqf Rules, 1977, they further said.