Prayagraj, Dec. 6 -- The Allahabad High Court has approved the bail of Sachin Singh alias Sonu, who has been accused of blackmailing former Union Minister Swami Chinmayananda.

This order has been given by Justice SD Singh. Sachin Singh is accused of demanding extortion of five crore rupees from Swami Chinmayananda in association with the rape victim. The bail application was argued by advocates RB Mishra and Sachin Mishra. It was revealed that a bail application has also been filed on behalf of another accused in the case, Vikram alias Durgesh, who is likely to be heard on Monday.

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