Ahmedabad, May 2
The Gujarat High Court Saturday served a show cause notice to the state government, asking why the probe into the mysterious deaths of two boys at a boarding school run by spiritual leader Asaram Bapu here should not be transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The bodies of the Abhishek Vaghela, 11, and Dipesh Vaghela, 10, were found on the Sabarmati river bank, a few yards away from Asaram Bapu’s school, on July 5, 2008.
The boys were reported missing by the school authorities five days before the discovery of the bodies.
Parents of both the boys had alleged that they had been killed in Asaram Bapu’s ashram as part of some occult ritual and then the bodies dumped in the river bed. The accusations were followed by public outcry and violent protests against the spiritual guru.
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