Jaipur: While 16 persons have been chargesheeted by the CBI in the Bhanwari Devi murder case, the investigative body has also prepared a list of 300 witnesses that includes some high profile names.

The list of the witnesses features – Congress MP from Pali, Badriram Jakhar, Mahipal Maderna's wife Lila Maderna and his daughter Divya Maderna, three IAS officers along with six judicial magistrates.

The CBI chargesheet stated that in October 2010 Indira and Sohan (both accused) had visited Bhanwari’s Borunda residence and decamped with two DVD cassettes and two VCDs, which was later destroyed by them. According to the CBI, few more copies were made from the CD that had featured Bhanwari and Maderna in a compromising position.

The CBI had also claimed that the DNA test of Malkhan and Gungun, Bahnwari's younger daughter, divulged that Gungun was fathered by Malkhan.

The chargesheet has been filed along with supporting documents running into 4000 pages. According to sources, copies of the chargesheet will be handed over to all the 16 accused.

(JPN/Bureau)