ABSCONDING ACCUSED REMANDED TO CBI CUSTODY IN A CASE RELATING TO ALLEGED ABDUCTION OF SMT. BHANWARI DEVI

Press Release
New Delhi , 23-12-2011

 

 

The Special Court at Jodhpur has today remanded Sh. Sahi Ram an absconding accused to CBI custody till 02.01.2012 in a case relating to alleged abduction of Smt. Bhanwari Devi.

The accused Sahi Ram was absconding since long and proclamation U/s 82 CrPC was also initiated against him. Besides, a reward of Rs. Five lakh was also announced for his apprehension. After sustained interrogation and widespread search operation by CBI, absconding accused Sahi Ram surrendered today in the Special Court at Jodhpur.

CBI earlier arrested the Former Minister of Water Resources Govt. of Rajasthan & a private person on 02.12.2011; husband of Smt. Bhanwari Devi on 08.12.2011 and an MLA of Rajasthan 19.12.2011 in an ongoing investigation in this case.

A Chargesheet 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 announced a reward of Rs. Ten lakh providing information leading to recovery of Smt. Bhanwari Devi. Besides 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.

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.

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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