A number of theories and controversies proceed to emerge in reference to the demise of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri, who was discovered hanging by his disciples at Baghambari Muth in Allahabad on Monday.
A purported suicide be aware of 7-8 pages was additionally discovered, by which the seer had written that he was mentally disturbed and upset with one in every of his disciples, police had mentioned. Based mostly on the be aware, Anand Giri was detained from Haridwar later that day.
Amid the theories surrounding the seer’s demise, the Uttar Pradesh Police had on Tuesday constituted an 18-member SIT to probe the case whereas Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath mentioned all points associated to the demise are being investigated and the responsible won’t be spared.
Right here’s what we all know concerning the case up to now:
- An post-mortem of Mahant Narendra Giri was performed on Wednesday and the report was handed over to the senior police officers. The police view the demise as a prima facie case of suicide.
- Within the purported suicide be aware, the deceased seer held his disciple Anand Giri and two different monks accountable for his demise. The police mentioned that the hand-written letter has been despatched for forensic examination.
- The 2 different monks named within the be aware, Adha Prasad Tiwari and his son Sandeep Tiwari, are from Prayagraj. They haven’t been named within the FIR, filed on the criticism of one other disciple, Amar Giri Pawan Maharaj. In keeping with the criticism, the pinnacle of the ABAP – thought-about the most important grouping of sadhus within the nation – was disturbed for the previous couple of months due to Anand Giri and had mentioned a number of occasions that he was sad due to him.
- For the previous few months, Narendra Giri had been concerned in a public tussle with Anand Giri, with each side accusing one another of, amongst different issues, misappropriation of funds. The mahant is claimed to have gotten Anand Giri expelled from Niranjani akhara following allegations that he went towards the traditions of the akhara by conserving in contact together with his household.
- In an announcement to the media on Monday, Anand Giri denied any misunderstanding, and known as the mahant’s demise a conspiracy hatched by those that had allegedly misappropriated math funds.
- Narendra Giri’s demise has prompted the police to probe the demise of one other disciple, Ashish Giri, in Prayagraj in November 2019. When his bloodstained physique was discovered, it was alleged that Ashish Giri had shot himself.
- In keeping with police, one in every of Narendra Giri’s disciples known as up at round 5.20 pm on Monday and knowledgeable them that the mahant had hanged himself from a fan in his room. The disciple reportedly advised the police that they minimize the rope and introduced the physique down.