Delhi Waqf Board recruitment scam: ACB summons former chief Amanatullah Khan

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had on October 7 dissolved the Board, constituted by the AAP government, and quashed all the appointments made by Khan.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:October 14, 2016 11:55 am
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The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has summoned former Delhi Waqf Board chairman Amanatullah Khan on Friday to appear before it in connection with an alleged recruitment scam. Khan has been asked to join the enquiry and to be present Friday for further interrogation.

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had on October 7 dissolved the Board, constituted by the AAP government, and quashed all the appointments made by Khan. He also referred the whole matter related to Delhi Waqf Board to the CBI for investigation into the deliberate and persistent acts of illegality, violation of rules, allegations of corruption, possibility of malafide.

Official said they had received two complaints against Khan, alleging that recruitments in the Board were made without following due procedure. Alleging that the ACB was targeting him, Khan said, the LG’s order will be challenged in the court of law.

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