A non-bailable warrant was issued against yoga guru Ramdev’s aide Balkrishna by a special CBI court here today after he failed to appear before it in the alleged fake documents case.
CBI sources said the court has issued the non-bailable warrant against Balkrishna but he has is yet to be arrested. They said local police might have located him but he is not in CBI custody. The CBI, on July 10, had filed a charge sheet in a special court here against Balkrishna in a case relating to alleged submission of alleged fake and forged documents to obtain an Indian passport.
In its charge sheet, the CBI has also accused the then Principal of Sanskrit Mahavidayala, Khurja in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly helping Balkrishna obtain fake educational certificates. The agency has booked the duo under IPC sections related to criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery, and imposed additional charge for the alleged violation of the Passport Act against Balkrishna.
“It was alleged in the complaint that the accused had wrongfully obtained an Indian passport. Enquiry established that the accused in connivance with some unknown persons has furnished false information and forged documents to the Passport office at Bareilly (UP) for getting an Indian passport issued,” the CBI spokesperson said.
The CBI had registered a case of cheating and criminal conspiracy against Balkrishna on July 23 last year for allegedly procuring fake degree and violating Section 12 of Indian Passport Act by furnishing fake documents to get a passport.
The agency said its investigation had established that the accused, in connivance with a co-accused, had furnished false information and submitted fake and forged High School and graduation certificates to the passport authorities for obtaining the document.