Agnihotri, a resident of Model Town, was detained by the crime branch, Delhi, on December 3, when the Delhi police arrested Sai from Pipli (Haryana). Sai had remained hidden in a farm house at Alamgir village of Ludhiana. The Delhi police had found out that Sai had taken shelter in Agnihotri's house to evade arrest. Later, the Delhi police set the trader free.
Inspector Balwinder Singh, SHO, Salem Tabri police station, confirmed that the local police had assisted cops from Gujarat in serving the notice.
It is learnt that Asaram and Sai used to stay at Agnihotri's place during their visits to Ludhiana or nearby areas.