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Sarathi's remand period extends for more 3 days

Bhubaneswar,August 13: Self-styled godman Sarathi's remand period extended yesterday for more 3 days.

Sarathi, who arrested on the charges of cheating, was on Wednesday remanded in the custody of the Crime Branch of Odisha Police for three more days.

Santosh Raul alias Sarathi was produced before the court of sub-divisional judicial magistrate B Goutam, who allowed the Crime Branch to take him on remand till August 14.

Earlier day, the Crime Branch had taken Sarathi on remand for three days which ended yesterday.

Sarathi was arrested by the Crime Branch on August 8 on charge of cheating and dishonesty following a state-wide hue and cry over his alleged escapades.

The focus of  the investigation during the second phase of remand will be on the financial transaction of the Sarathi and the Satyam Charitable Trust, Sharma said.

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