Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, Mar 12:
Local police here seized a car belonging to controversial godman Santosh Raul alias Sarathi Baba, police sources said today.
The car bearing registration number OR O2 AZ 8804 was found parked in Bada Bazar area in the southern Odisha city.
“We have seized a Hyundai Getz car from Bada Bazar area. Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle is registered on the name of Srimad Sarathi Baba. We are investigating into the matter,” Berhampur SDPO Shantanu Das said.
It may be recalled that a luxury car with number plate missing was found abandoned in the parking lot of a private hospital in the capital city. Later, it was found that the Toyota Fortuner car belonged to Sarathi Baba and registered on his name under Bhubaneswar Regional Transport Office (RTO).
The self-styled godman is presently lodged in Choudwar Circle Jail since August last year. He was arrested by the Crime Branch from his Barimula ashram in Kendrapada after a high drama.