Proclaimed offender lives in sadhu's guise for 30 years, held

Balak Nath (62), living in the guise of a sadhu in Bankhandi temple at Kosli, was arrested yesterday.

According to police, Nath's real name was Pearey Lal Gosain. A resident of Khorda village in Jhajjar, he had been declared a proclaimed offender by a local court in two cases of bootlegging in 1980's.

He was living in the guise of a sadhu for the past over three decades in Rajasthan and shifted his base here some months back, they said.

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