Surat police have arrested the 18-year-old son of a retired DSP of Delhi in the Narayan Sai case. The teenager was produced before a local court Thursday and sent to four-day judicial custody. Police said the teenager,a Class 12 Delhi student,was summoned by the police. He had come to Surat with his father to record his statements Wednesday.
Surat police found that the teenager and his family were staunch followers of Asaram and he allegedly helped Sai and others evade arrest in the sexual assault case.
After his arrest Wednesday,the police produced the teenager before Additional Senior Civil Judge A S Gadhvi Thursday and sought a four-day remand period. Surat police told the court he with Sai and his aides when they were absconding.
He had also met Sai at a house in Ambala and provided him with a car that he had got from Dharmesh Parihar,the caretaker of Delhi ashram. Dharmesh is presently out on bail. The teenager is also suspected to have provided SIM cards and mobile phones to Sai when he was on the run.