, Oct 25: Prime accused Govind Sahu has been sent to jail as his remand ends today.
Sources said Sahu was produced at Bangomunda SDJM Court today at 7 am. Sahu who is a diabetes patient went through a health check-up late on Saturday night.
Earlier, the court allowed the police to take Govind Sahu, the prime accused in Mamita Meher murder case on a five-day remand.
The police officials had prayed the court to take Sahu on a seven-day remand.
Mamita’s body on October 9 was burnt and buried in a pit around ten feet deep inside the under-construction Mahaling High School Stadium premises.
Fearing an expose of his illicit and extra-marital affair, Sahu had killed Mamita, the DIG Deepak Kumar had said.
Sahu, president of the Management Committee of Sunshine School, Mahaling was apprehended on Tuesday while he was hiding in a sugarcane field in Budhipadar village under Bangomunda block of Bolangir district.