New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Thursday filed a chargesheet in the murder case of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Estate Officer M.M. Khan in a court here.
Khan was shot dead outside his home by unidentified gunmen on May 16.
The chargesheet names seven persons — hotel owner Ramesh Kakkar, 47, Ram Phool, 46, Israil, 31, Saleem Khan, 29, Amir Alvi, 24, Anwar Omais, 21, and Bilal — who were arrested in the case.
Police had said that Khan was dealing with matter related to Kakkar’s Hotel Connaught situated at the Connaught Place in central Delhi.
“The hotel was on lease with the NDMC. On the Delhi High Court directions, Khan had to pass a final order in the lease case on May 17. Kakkar hatched a conspiracy to eliminate Khan, apprehending an unfavourable order that would have resulted in huge monetary loss to the hotelier,” the police said it after arresting Kakkar.