Two DRDE scientists booked for attempting human sacrifice

Last Updated: Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 16:03

Gwalior: Two senior scientists of Defence
Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) here were booked
for allegedly attempting human sacrifice of their junior,
police said on Sunday.

Shridha Sharma, wife of junior scientist with DRDE Sushil
Kumar Mishra, in her complaint lodged four days ago, had
accused two senior scientists of attempting human sacrifice on
her husband, which he escaped.

The accused, identified as Dr M Kameshwar Rao and Dr A S
S V Bhaskar, have been charged under sections 506 (criminal
intimidation), 342 (wrongful confinement), 323 (causing hurt)
and 34 (act done by persons in furtherance of common
intention) of IPC last night, they said.

The accused had left Gwalior before an FIR was lodged
against them, they said.

Rao has gone to some place in Maharashtra while Bhaskar
was in Delhi, police said.

The police were not allowed to search Rao`s residence
situated in the DRDE Raksha Vihar Colony, where the duo with
some sharp-edged weapons allegedly made bids to sacrifice
Sharma amid chanting of Mantras on October 6 midnight, they

Sharma while escaping from the clutches of his seniors
sustained some injuries, as he was beaten by them, the police

Bureau Report

First Published: Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 16:03
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