Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur Mar 15:
Controversial godman Santosh Raul alias Sarathi Baba’s car which was seized by local police here on March 12 has been handed over to the Crime Branch.
A team from crime branch reached Berhampur yesterday. They held detailed discussions with the local police before taking the car for further investigation.
Bada Bazar police station in charge has said that the car has been handed over to Crime Branch for further investigations.
Notably, local police here had seized a Hyundai Getz car belonging to controversial godman Santosh Raul alias Sarathi Baba on March 12
The car bearing registration number OR O2 AZ 8804 was found parked in Bada Bazar area in the southern Odisha city.
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.