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EOW freezes Golden Baba’s bank accounts

15/01/2019 at 7:15 PM

Bhubaneswar: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch has frozen seven bank accounts with deposits around Rs 51 lakh belonging to arrested Jyoti Ranjan Beura alias ‘conman’ Golden Baba.

The EOW had taken ‘Golden Baba’ on one-day remand on January 12 for interrogation in connection with two fraud cases registered against him. He was arrested by Chandrasekharpur police on December 31 in Rs 12.04 crore cheque fraud case.

Later, the Commissionerate police requested the EOW of Crime Branch to take up investigation of two cases registered against the fraudster.

At least four cases are pending against him in Chandrasekharpur, Laxmisagar and Saheed Nagar police stations in Bhubaneswar. However, EOW is investigating two fraud cases.

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