Jaipur: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge sheet against Aseemanand along with eight other suspects in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blasts case in a special CBI court on Monday.

NIA has accused Assemanand of having played the lead role in several other blast cases including Samjhauta Express blast, Malegaon blast (September 8 ,2006) and Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast (May 18, 2007).

Aseemanand has also been charged of giving patronage to Harshad Solanki and Mukesh Vasani, who are accused in Pune Best Bakery case of 2000.

NIA argued in the court that Aseemanand has encouraged terrorism in the country.

(JPN/Bureau)