Police pastes CBI notice outside Balkrishna`s home

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 13:59

Dehra Dun: Haridwar Police on Wednesday pasted a
CBI notice outside the residence of Baba Ramdev`s close aide
Balkrishna, asking him to appear before the agency tomorrow
for allegedly using forged documents to acquire passport, even
as efforts were on to trace his whereabouts.

The police has pasted the CBI notice outside Divya Yog
mandir ashram residence of Balkrishna in which he has been
summoned to appear on July 28 for questioning in the
investigating agency`s office here, said Haridwar SSP Kewal

Meanwhile, efforts are on to trace Balkrishna, who
had gone missing on Monday, a day after the investigating
agency registered a case against him for allegedly furnishing
fake documents for procuring a passport.

Khurana said the search for him would be intensified
once the `Kanwar` mela is over in the next few days.

A missing person report was lodged in Kankhal Police
Station of Haridwar on Monday night by Balkrishna`s gunner
Jayendra singh Aswal after he failed to locate him.

In his report, Aswal said he reached Balkrishna`s
residence to accompany him to his Patanjali yogpeeth office on
Monday morning but he asked him to go to the office alone
saying that he would leave later.

However, Aswal said Balkrishna did not come. After
returning to the ashram, Aswal inquired about him but his
whereabouts could not be traced following which he filed the
report with the police.

Ashram officials told police that Balkrishna had gone
for some "urgent work" and he would soon return.

The CBI has registered a case against him on Sunday
under section 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy)
for procuring the fake degree and violation of section 12 of
Passport Act (knowingly furnishing false documents for getting


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First Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 13:59

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