CBI ARRESTS AN MLA OF RAJASTHAN IN AN ON-GOING INVESTIGATON IN A CASE RELATING TO ALLEGED ABDUCTION OF SMT. BHANWARI DEVI

Press Release
New Delhi , 19-12-2011

 

 

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an MLA of Rajasthan in an on-going investigation in a case relating to alleged abduction of Smt. Bhanwari Devi.

CBI registered this case on 11.10.2011 relating to the alleged abduction of Smt.Bhanwari Devi, r/o Village Berunda, District Jodhpur(Rajasthan) on the request of Rajasthan Government and further Notification from Govt. of India. The case was earlier registered by Rajasthan Police vide FIR No.383/2011 dated 05.09.11 at PS.Bilara, Distt. Jodhpur Rural, Rajasthan.

A charge sheet against three other accused persons in this case has also been filed on 02.12.2011 U/s 120-B r/w 364 IPC & substantive offence U/s 364 IPC and Section 3(2)(v) of SC/ST (POA) Act, 1989 In Court of ACMM(CBI),Jodhpur.

CBI has also arrested the former Minister of Water Resources, Govt. of Rajasthan & another private person on 02.12.2011 and husband of Smt. Bhanwari Devi on 08.12.2011.

CBI has announced a reward of Rs. Ten lakh providing information leading to her recovery. Besides, a reward of Rs. Five lakh has also been announced for credible information leading to apprehension of the absconding accused Shri Sahiram Bishnoi S/o Shri Momraj Village Kelansar, PS. Bhojasar, Distt. Jodhpur (Rajasthan) in this case. Proceedings for issue of proclamation U/s 82 Cr.PC, have been initiated against him. A reward of Rs. Five lakh has also been announced for credible information to whereabouts and apprehensive of the another absconding accused Sh. Bishna Ram Bishnoi S/o Sh. Mohan Ram Bishnoi, resident of Sundanagar, Jaloda District, Jodhpur Rural in this case.

Further investigation is continuing to unearth the larger conspiracy so as to identify the other conspirators & perpetrators of this crime and recovery of Smt. Bhanwari Devi.


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