Complainant in Rakesh Asthana’s case not lacking, able to cooperate: Sana’s lawyer

Complainant in Rakesh Asthana's case not missing, ready to cooperate: Sana's lawyer

The lawyer of Satish Sana, on whose criticism the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed an FIR making their second most senior Rakesh Asthana accused primary in an extortion and bribery case, has refuted the allegations of the CBI that Sana is lacking.

Throughout the latest listening to in reference to the case towards Asthana, the CBI informed the courts that Satish Sana cannot be traced.

Sana’s lawyer PK Nageshwar Rao, in a press release which is accessible with India Right this moment, stated, “The CBI represented in Devinder’s bail utility that Satish Sana didn’t flip up although they issued summons for the additional investigation. That is false. Satish Sana may be very a lot obtainable and he addressed emails to the CVC and the CBI on October 29 and he is able to cooperate to proceed additional almost about his criticism.”

Sana, a businessman, was arrayed as an accused within the CBI bribery case, however turned down the “complainant” and after that he filed a criticism towards Asthana and CBI deputy director Devinder Kumar.

The CBI, based on the sources, had issued a discover to Sana asking him to look earlier than it at 5.30 pm on Monday night. Sana’s lawyer subsequent day approached the courtroom and requested Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi to grant him an pressing listening to, as he “fears what is going to occur” if the CBI is allowed to query him.

Sana had claimed that he must be “protected”, as he “fears that he could also be intimidated and threatened to change the statements already made”. Sana additionally claimed that he’s “already being tagged and adopted”, and fears for his life if the CBI is allowed to query him immediately.

The businessman has claimed that his assertion towards Devender Kumar and Rakesh Asthana had been recorded earlier than the CBI and earlier than the metropolitan Justice of the Peace at a Saket courtroom on October 20. He requested why the summons had once more been issued to him on 26 October, instantly after the Supreme Court docket listening to within the case filed by CBI director Alok Verma.

Sana sought courtroom orders to make sure that he’s granted police safety in Hyderabad, and that any statements are recorded solely within the presence of retired Supreme Court docket Justice AK Patnaik, who has been given the accountability to oversee the CVC enquiry towards Alok Verma.

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