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Rahul Mahajan denied drug abuse, claims advocate

June 06, 2006 05:02 IST

Late Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Mahajan's son Rahul, who was arrested on Monday evening for alleged consumption of drugs and destruction of evidence, has denied taking any contraband, his lawyer said.

Sunil Mittal, advocate of Mahajan, told reporters here it was obvious that police arrested Rahul "under pressure and we are trying to find out what that pressure is."

Mittal said the evidence, on the basis of which he has been arrested, was not sufficient as no drugs, as per the tests carried out by the Apollo hospital, were found in Mahajan's body.

Terming as "tutored" the statement of Sahil Zaroo, who allegedly procured the drug for Rahul and Pramod Mahajan's secretary Vivek Moitra, Mittal said his client has not "recovered fully and we are also exploring the legal remedies available to him."

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Sub: Sinner always denies the truth.

Rahul Mahajan will be a sinner if he denies the truth.He should honestly accept it.The truth can be hide and the case can be fabricated ...

Posted by Nareng Tabi

Sub: a consipiracy by any political wing--a bitter truth

yes it is a consipiracy by any of political group who did not want Rahul to rise or we may say to finish family of ...

Posted by laltkumar

Sub: Ha Ha Ha

And tomorrows headlines is "Pakistan's ISI behind Rahul Mahajan's cocaine case ; Rahul set free"

Posted by ANIL

Sub: He might have been snorting his father's ashes then!

If he wasn't snorting drugs, then he might have been snorting his father's ashes!

Posted by R K Iyer



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