June 21, 2017
The crime branch, which is investigating the murder case of artist Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer Harish Bhambhani, filed a supplementary chargesheet of around 200 pages on Tuesday. In it, the police have said that they suspect the plan to kill Hema and Harish was hatched two months prior to the murder.
The statement of witness Rizwan Sayyed, which has been attached to the chargesheet, says that in October 2015, he received a call from absconding accused Vidyadhar Rajbhar, asking him to make two wooden boxes for a few statues he wants to export. Sayyed charged Rs 15,000 for three boxes and told Rajbhar that he will deliver it to his shop, to which Rajbhar said he will get a tempo and take them once they’re ready. On October 30, 2015, Rajbhar collected the box. He gave Sayyed two cheques and both bounced.