8-member CBI team takes Anand Giri to Haridwar

LUCKNOW: An eight-member CBI team took Anand Giri, who has been booked for abatment to suicide in Narendra Giri death case, to Uttarakhand on Wednesday. The CBI team took a flight from Prayagraj airport to and landed at Jollygrant airport in Dehradun on Wednesday evening.
Anand Giri was taken to his Shyamnagar ashram in Haridwar. This is the same ashram where he was getting construction works done against wishes of late Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad chief, Narendra Giri.
“The residence of Anand Giri and his electronic devices would be taken in possession by the team,” said a source privy to the probe. The other two accused — Adya Tiwari and his son Sandeep Tiwari — are in CBI custody at Police Lines in Prayagraj.
On Wednesday morning, the CBI had summoned three disciples of Baghambari Gaddi Math who were present on the fateful day when Mahant Narendra Giri died. “They were called to the Ganga guest house in police lines around 10 am and were questioned till 4pm,” said a source.
The CBI team had also summoned the record-keepers of the Ashram and sought details of financial transactions which had taken place in the past two months. Adya Tiwari and Sandeep Tiwari were also questioned about the financial details of Hanuman temple.
The CBI has taken the three accused Anand Giri, Adya Tiwari and his son Sandeep Tiwari on seven-day police remand from September 28 to October 4.

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