Balkrishna may be arrested tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 18:36

New Delhi: Balkrishna, aide of Yoga Guru
Ramdev, may be arrested by the CBI on Wednesday for allegedly
furnishing fake documents to get his passport.

CBI has summoned Balkrishna to appear tomorrow in
connection with the case as he could not be traced at his
residential address in Haridwar, CBI sources said.

They said summons have been served through local
police on Balkrishna for appearing before the agency in
Dehradun.

"It appears he is missing from his residence for three
days. If needed he may be arrested," they said.

The CBI has earlier issued a look-out notice against
Balkrishna after it registered a case against him under
section 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) for
procuring the fake degree and violation of section 12 of the
Indian Passport Act (knowingly furnishing false documents for
getting passport).

The agency had also approached the External Affairs
Ministry seeking revocation of Balkrishna`s passport as the
educational degrees submitted by him have been found to be
fake, they said.

Earlier, a missing persons report was lodged in
Kankhal police station in Haridwar by Balakrishna`s bodyguard
Jayendra Singh Aswal.

According to the report, Aswal reached Balkrishna`s
Divya Yog ashram residence to accompany him to his Patanjali
office yesterday but Balkrishna asked him to go to the office
alone saying that he would leave later.

However, Aswal said, he waited till late in the
evening but Balkrishna did not come. After returning to Divya
Yog ashram, Aswal inquired about him but his whereabouts could
not be known following which he filed the report.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 18:36

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