New Delhi, Sept 21: A sessions court will begin hearing on the Sunil Joshi murder case from September 28th onwards. The court had framed charges against Sadhvi Pragya Singh and seven others in connection with the murder of Sunil Joshi a former pracharak of the RSS.
The case which was investigated by the NIA stated that Joshi was shot dead on December 29 2007 at Dewas in Madhya Pradesh. It was stated in the probe that the plot to kill Joshi was hatched by Sadhvi Pragya and others.
The NIA in its probe however ruled out the possibility of the murder being linked to any conspiracy involving terrorism.
It stated that the murder was a result of a personal falling out between Joshi and the other accused in the case. The NIA apart from Sadhvi Pragya has named Lokesh Sharma, Anand Raj Kataria, Rajendra Choudhary, Harshad Solanki, Vasudev Parmar, Jitendra Sharma and Ramcharan Patel as accused in the case.
This case had dragged on for several years owing to the numerous version changes that were made by the investigating agencies.
At first it was stated that Joshi had threatened to reveal details about Sadhvi and others. Later on it was however stated that Joshi had made sexual advances towards Sadhvi as a result of which he was murdered.