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Pahala land scam: CB to produce arrested realtor in court

Bhubaneswar,November 18: After arresting Chairman and managing director of Brys Group Rahul Gaur, who is an accused of cheating a businessman of Rs 18 crore by allegedly selling him a 3.5 acres of disputed land near Pahala, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch will produce the Noida-based realtor before the Bhubaneswar SDJM court today.

The State investigating agency is likely pray in the court to take Gaur in a four to five days remand for further interrogation.

Notably the Noida-based realtor was caught by the CB team from his room which he locked from inside.

He was produced before a Noida court on Tuesday and then taken to Bhubaneswar on a transit remand. On October 30, the Odisha Crime Branch registered a cheating case against Gaur based on a complaint by Saranpal Singh Sethy, a real estate developer in Delhi.

A three-member team of EOW, led by a DSP, reached Gaur's house in Monday morning with the help of local police. However, the investigating agency found the house locked but discovered the accused was inside.

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