Ashutosh case: HC adjourns hearing till Monday

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandiagarh
  • Updated: Dec 11, 2014 18:52 IST

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in Ashutosh last rites case till Monday.Two appeals were filed before the court. One by Nurmahal-based dera and other by Dalip kumar Jha who claims to be Ashutosh son .Justice Surya Kant adjourned the hearing of both the appeals.

Nurmahal -based dera, Divya Jyoti jagriti Sansthan (DJJS)had appealed challenging the December 1 order that courts were not aable to distinguish between a ‘naturally dead body’ and a body in samadhi (deep meditation).

While, Dalip kumar Jha, a native of Bihar who claims to be Ashutosh son has demanded his body.

Ashutosh’s body has been in a freezer since January after he was declared clinically dead by doctors.

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