A.B. The death of Akhada Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri has caused a stir. Two days ago, his body was found strangled by his disciples at Baghmbari Math in Allahabad. Narendra Giri had written a suicide note at this time. In the suicide note, he made several serious allegations and held many responsible for suicide. It was later suspected to be a murder. Police are investigating the case and have arrested his disciple Anand Giri. He was produced in court after his arrest and was remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.
Police have arrested Adya Prakash Tiwari, a priest of Bade Hanuman Mandir, along with Anand Giri in connection with the death of Narendra Giri. Anand Giri and Tiwari were arrested by the police shortly after their deaths. Narendra Giri had held both of them responsible for the suicide in a 14-page suicide note. Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday set up an 18-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to find out the cause of death of Narendra Giri. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had said that all aspects related to the death were being investigated and the culprits would not be acquitted.
An autopsy was performed by police to determine the cause of death. The post-mortem report has come to light and it is said that he died due to suffocation. This has made it clear that Narendra Giri has committed suicide.
According to sources, the postmortem was conducted by a team of five doctors at SRN Hospital in Prayagraj. This time he has also done video recording. There are no signs of injuries on Narendra Giri’s body. This makes it clear that he committed suicide. “The post-mortem report shows a V mark coming around Narendra Giri’s neck,” the source said. Doctors conducting the postmortem, meanwhile, have been told to keep a viscera. So that any other possibilities can be clarified.
Funeral on earth
Mahant Narendra Giri’s body was cremated at Baghambari Math in Allahabad on Wednesday. Earlier, Parthiwala was bathed at the confluence of the rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati. At around 3 pm, the mahants were given ‘Bhu Samadhi’ under a lemon tree.
‘State government tries to hide the truth’
In Meerut, Uttar Pradesh Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu demanded that the death of Narendra Giri be investigated by the CBI under the supervision of the High Court. He accused the state government of misleading the sadhu’s followers and trying to hide the truth. He questioned how the police had come to the conclusion that the murder was a suicide even before the northern investigation.