Asaram case: HC orders CBI probe into disappearance of witness

Asaram case: HC orders CBI probe into disappearance of witness






Asaram case: HC orders CBI probe into disappearance of witness


Lucknow :  The Allahabad High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the disappearance of Rahul Sachan, a key witness in the rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu. A division bench comprising Justices Amreshwar Pratap Sahi and Vijaylaxmi passed this order yesterday while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) regarding disappearance of the witness in the case. Now, the CBI will try to trace whereabouts of Sachan. Sachan was the personal assistant to Asaram and has been missing from November 2015. Sachan, the only witness in the case, was a resident of Vansi Vihar in Takurganj area here. Asaram is lodged in Jodhpur jail under sexual harassment and rape charges.

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