Sandeep Tiwari sent to 14-day judicial custody

PRAYAGRAJ: Sandeep Tiwari, an accused in the suicide case of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president Mahant Narendra Giri, was remanded to 14-day judicial custody by the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) court in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj on Thursday.
The CJM also rejected the bail application moved by Tiwari in connection with the said case. He was later sent to the Naini central jail.
Sandeep, son of another accused Adya Prasad Tiwari, the priest of Bade Hanuman temple, was produced before the CJM court amid tight security and the court sent him to 14-day judicial custody.
Cops claimed to have arrested Sandeep near the Civil Lines bus stand on Wednesday evening while trying to escape. He was also quizzed by the officials of the special investigation team (SIT) at length on Wednesday night.
Anand Giri and Adya Prasad, accused of abetting the suicide of Narendra Giri, were sent to 14-day judicial remand by the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) court on Wednesday. They were later lodged at the Naini central jail.
The body of Narendra Giri was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in Shri Math Baghambari Gaddi under the limits of Georgetown police station on Monday evening. The mahant had accused Anand Giri, besides Adya Prasad and his son Sandeep, of mental harassment in his suicide note.

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