Jaipur: The special CBI court here on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of prosecution witness Amarchand, husband of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, till January 16.

Meanwhile, Manish Vyas, the counsel of Amarchand, filed an application in the court seeking withdrawal of his petition after his client refused to pay the fee citing his poor financial condition as the reason.

Vyas further said the court that despite his disapproval Amarchand accepted to become the approver of CBI. Hence, he wished to withdraw the petition from the court.

Further hearing in the Bhanwari Devi abduction case, the court expressed its dissatisfaction on the documents submitted by the probing officials from Mumbai in connection of the arrest of Paras Ram Bishnoi, the brother of Congress MLA from Luni, Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, and asked them to submit certified copies of all the related documents within six months.

Notably, Paras Ram is wanted by the Directorate of Revenue intelligence since nine years in the illegal manufacturing of toxic drugs.

The court further fixed the timing for interrogation of key suspects in the mysterious abduction case, Mahipal Maderna, Sohanlal and Sahabuddin between 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

JPN/Bureau