Former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain has been chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the money laundering case linked to the North East Delhi violence.

The Karkardooma Court, which has taken cognisance of the charges filed under the PMLA act, issued a production warrant against Tahir Hussain. 

Issuing the warrant, the Karkardooma Court said: "There is prima facie sufficient incriminating material about the involvement of the accused persons."

The ED has been probing allegation that Hussain and his linked persons laundered about Rs 1.10 crore funds, by using purported shell or dummy companies, to fuel the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the riots.

The ED said that searches at his and his family members' residential and business premises in Delhi and Noida and Greater Noida on June 23 led to the recovery of incriminating documents and evidence including fake invoices which were used for the fraudulent transfer of money.