Ajmer blast: Aseemanand named in chargesheet

The National Investigation Agency (NIA), Monday, filed a chargesheet against Swami Aseemanand and seven others in the Ajmer blasts case.

Updated: Jul 18, 2011, 23:25 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Jaipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), Monday, filed a chargesheet against Swami Aseemanand and seven others in the Ajmer blasts case.

As per the chargesheet filed in a CBI court in Jaipur, Aseemanand was one of the masterminds of the blast in 2007 that left three dead.

The NIA was handed over the investigation on April 6, 2011. Previously the investigation was being undertaken by ATS, Rajasthan. Besides Aseemanand, the ATS had chargesheeted Devendra Gupta, Lokesh Sharma alias Kaalo and Chandrasheker.
Two other accused, Harshad Solanki and Mukesh Vaasaani were later chargesheeted by the NIA.

Meanwhile, Assemanand, who was today produced before a court in Haryana in connection the Samjhauta Express blasts case, reiterated that he was innocent and the NIA has no proof against him.