Ajmer blast accused petition accepted, Rajasthan Government to file reply

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Ajmer, May 7 (ANI): A court in Ajmer on Friday admitted the revised petition of Devendra Gupta, arrested for his alleged role in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast and issued a notice to the Rajasthan Government to file its reply by May 10.

Gupta's advocate Umardan Lakhawat said the District and Session Judge Ajmer Prashant Agarwal has admitted the petition and asked the State government to file its reply by May 10.

Gupta, who is allegedly linked to Hindu outfit Abhinav Bharat Sangathan had on Thursday filed a revised petition against the proposed narco and brain mapping tests conducted on him by the Rajasthan Anti Terror Squad (ATS).

The petition comes just two days after the ruling of the Supreme Court that illegal compulsory use of narco-analysis, brain-mapping and polygraph tests techniques amount to cruel and degrading treatment and unwarranted intrusion into personal liberty.n his petition, Gupta claimed that the ATS had not taken his permission for conducting the tests.arlier on April 3, the court had granted permission to the ATS to conduct a narco-analysis test on Gupta.

Gupta was arrested last week from Ajmer, when he had come to meet his ailing mother.e is suspected to be involved in the blast inside the Dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti.he ATS has so far arrested three persons in the blast case- Devendra from Ajmer and Chandrashekhar and Vishnu Patidar from Madhya Pradesh.

Police are also probing Gupta's alleged links with Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the Malegaon blast case.

Chandrashekhar, who is also suspected to have connections with Hindu right-wing groups, is alleged to be a key member of the terror module involved in the Ajmer blast.

At least three persons were killed and over 15 others were injured in the Ajmer Dargah blast in 2007. (ANI)

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