New Delhi: AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday, seeking his intervention into the case of vandalism at his official residence in New Delhi and ensure “improved security”, and demanded the matter “be referred to Committee of Privileges for a comprehensive investigation”.
In his letter, he said that his New Delhi residence was vandalised by criminals belonging to a radical outfit called ‘Hindu Sena’. He said that the hooligans were armed with kulhaadis, axes and lathis.
He added that they pelted bricks and stones, and assaulted his staff. In his letter, he said that it was not the first act of vandalism.
The nameplate and gate of the house of Owaisi on Ashoka Road in New Delhi were allegedly vandalised on Tuesday.
Delhi Police registered a First Information Report (FIR) and five members of the Hindu Sena were arrested in the matter. On this Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, himself made several tweets on the incident and said “My Delhi residence was vandalised today by radicalised goons. Their cowardice is well known and as usual, they came in a mob, not alone. They also chose a time when I was not home. They were armed with axes and sticks, they pelted stones at my house, my nameplate was destroyed.”
A Delhi court on Wednesday sent one accused to one-day police remand and the rest of four accused to judicial custody of 14 days in connection with All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s house vandalisation matter.
The Delhi Police on Tuesday had arrested five members of the Hindu Sena in the case. While sending an accused Lalit to police remand, Patiala House Court’s metropolitan magistrate Amardeep Kaur on Wednesday said “In view of the facts and circumstances of the present case, I feel police custody of one day is sufficient. The same stands granted the accused Sachin, Shivam, Vijay, and Vijay are sent to judicial custody for 14 days and be produced before the court on October 6, 2021, the court said.
Delhi Police has sought one-day police custody of accused Lalit with the submission that his custody is required for the purpose of recovery of weapon of offense for example the axe and to unearth the overall conspiracy.
Advocate Lalan Kumar, an additional public prosecutor appeared for the Delhi Police and Advocate Shashi Ranjan Kumar appeared for all five accused in the matter.
(With inputs from ANI)