Ishrat Jahan case: SIT head burnt me with cigarettes - Shocking claims by ex-MHA secretary

The Ishrat Jahan case took a new turn on Tuesday after a former under secretary in the Internal Security Division of the Union Home Ministry made some shocking revelations.

By Prashant V Singh | Updated: Mar 02, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
PlayIshrat Jahan case: SIT head burnt me with cigarettes - Shocking claims by ex-MHA secretary

New Delhi: The Ishrat Jahan case took a new turn on Tuesday after a former under secretary in the Internal Security Division of the Union Home Ministry made some shocking revelations.

RVS Mani claimed that in June 2013, Satish Verma, who was the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), burnt him with cigarettes.

The former under secretary also alleged that he was forced to be a rubber stamp for the UPA government.

He has hinted that the changes in the Ishrat Jahan affidavit was made at the political level by the then UPA government.

Noteworthy, RVS Mani is the man who filed the Ishrat Jahan affidavits.

“Satish Verma was the head of the Special Investigation Team who was basically not collecting evidence, he was engineering evidence”, he claims in an interview to TimesNow.

Mani also said that he was ordered to sign file, so he did it.