Black-magician arrested for duping Rajasthan ADM

A black-magician was today arrested by the Rajasthan Police from his ashram in Khudail area near here for allegedly duping an official posted in Udaipur of Rs 1.5 lakh.

Updated: Apr 27, 2010, 23:09 PM IST

Indore: A black-magician was today arrested
by the Rajasthan Police from his ashram in Khudail area near
here for allegedly duping an official posted in Udaipur of Rs
1.5 lakh.

The accused identified as Sukharam had allegedly duped
Additional District Magistrate (ADM), M L Chouhan by taking Rs
1.5 lakh from him in 2008 with a promise to locate his mother
who went missing while returning from Vaishno Devi Temple in
Jammu, police said.

After taking money and performing some rituals he
disappeared from Udaipur, they said.

Following a tip-off, a three-member team of Rajasthan
police arrested him from his ashram, police said adding that
the accused had earlier came into limelight when he levelled
serious allegations against Asaram Bapu.

He had claimed then that Asaram Bapu had asked him to
cause harm to six persons with the help of black-magic.

-PTI