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CBI arrests Ramdev’s aide Balakrishnan in forgery document case

Dehradun,July 21 (): The CBI today arrested Yoga guru Ramdev’s aide Balkrishnan after issuing a non bailable warrant against him in Dehradun in a reportedly forged documents case.

Recently on July 10, the CBI filed a case against Balakrishnanan in connection with providing forged and bogus ID papers in order to obtain an Indian passport.

The CBI said that Balkrishnan along with the then Principal of Sanskrit Mahavidayala Khurja in Uttar Pradesh had planned to provide the former, forged educational certificates which was used for getting hold of the passport.

According to sources Balkrishna was arrested by the agency, following the special court which issued a non-bailable warrant against him in connection with the case.

Balakrishnana was booked by the CBI under IPC sections that related to criminal conspiracy, cheating including forgery, in addition to alleged violation of the Passport Act, said a CBI official.

“The CBI in their complaint blamed the accused for using false tricks to obtain an Indian passport. Investigation revealed that the accused with the help of some unidentified persons submitted forgery document in the Passport office at Bareilly (UP) with an intention of obtaining an Indian passport,” said the CBI spokesperson.

A case of cheating against Balkrishnan was filed by the CBI on July 23 last year for allegedly acquiring fake documents that resulted in violating Section 12 of Indian Passport Act by trying to divert the officers by providing forgery documents.

Following the arrest of Balakrishnan, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday branded yoga guru Baba Ramdev a cheat. Baba Ramdev’s offence will be emerged soon, said Singh. He also admitted that his party shall not tolerate such misdeeds and will soon flash out all the criminal activities of the offenders.

The CBI inquiry has revealed that the accused with the help of a supporter had indulged in criminal activities by providing false and bogus high school and graduation certificates to the authorities in order to acquire Indian passport.]]>