STAFF REPORTER Mumbai
The sessions court on Saturday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI) to medically examine Rajesh Ranjan, as well as Ashwini Kumar Sharma at St George Hospital, Mumbai.
Both the accused had
complained to the sessions judge R R Deshmukh, that they were physically assaulted by officers in custody.
However, the CBI counsel, Ejaz Khan stated that the CBI had taken both the accused for the regular checkup to the same hospital 48 hours before they were produced in the court. Judge Sharma stated that Rajesh Ranjan had shown some swelling on his leg claiming that this was due to CBI officials allegedly assaulting him and hence the CBI should get them medically examined in the hospital and produce the medical report to the court on Monday.
Meanwhile, Judge A Kshatriya of the Sessions court rejected the anticipatory bail application ( ABA) filed by a accused Anirudh Agarwal from Panipat, who has been evading arrest in the case. Agarwal is a childhood friend of Sharma and was helping Sharma to invest the loot generated by him money by duping others.
Agarwal used to invest the money in real estate, gold and shares.
Summons to actor A local metropolitan magistrates court has issued summons to Bollywood actor, Govinda, in connection with a 2008 incident when he had allegedly slapped a person on the sets of alt39alt39alt39alt39Money Hai to Honey Haialt39 in January 2008. After the incident, complainant, Santosh Rai, approached the metropolitan magistrates court seeking action against the actor under sections 323 ( voluntarily causing hurt), 352 ( assault or criminal force otherwise than on grave provocation) and 506 ( criminal intimidation).