Jan 8, 2014

Varma's bail plea rejected

TNN | Jan 3, 2014, 11.44 AM IST

BHOPAL: Court on Thursday rejected bail plea of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic University chancellor Girish Chandra Varma. Varma was arrested on December 29 on rape charge and was initially sent in police custody till January 1, thereafter he was sent to judicial custody till January 15.

Court of additional district judge Sayeda Bano Rehman rejected the bail plea filed by counsel of Varma. Varma's lawyer Vijay Chaudhary said, "The court rejected the bail plea filed by us," and refused to divulge further. Varma was arrested by Jehangirabad police from his sprawling 10-acre ashram on Bhojpur Road in Bhopal following a complaint filed by the victim about 9 months ago.