Court in UP issues non-bailable warrant against Asaram's associates in witness murder case

Shahjahanpur (UP): A court here has issued non-bailable warrant against two associates of Asaram Bapu in connection with the murder of the main witness in a case of sexual assault against the self-styled 'godman'.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Sanjay Mishra issued NBW against Arjun Moolchandandi, a resident of Ahmedabad, and Rahul yesterday, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar said.

The self styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu. PTI

The self styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu. PTI

He said Kripal Singh, the main witness in the sexual assault case against Asaram, was shot at on 10 July last year and he died during treatment.

The Shahjahanpur police, probing the case, have claimed involvement of Asaram's 10 associates in the murder. He said that Moolchandani, who handled financial management of the jailed 'godman', allegedly paid Rs 15 lakh to Kartik Haldar to kill Singh.

PTI


Published Date: Mar 30, 2016 01:56 pm | Updated Date: Mar 30, 2016 01:56 pm