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Sarua land scam: Court grants one-day police custody remand of OTV CFO

3/11/2020 at 9:12 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 3: A local court here today allowed one day remand to Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of OTV, Manoranjan Sarangi who was arrested in connection with the Sarua land scam.

Sarangi was arrested on Sunday by the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Crime Branch in connection with the land fraud.

Sarangi was today produced before a local court here and the court has deferred the hearing the bail petition of Mishra to Thursday. Though the investigating agency has prayed 10 days of remand for further investigation but the court granted one day remand.

During inquiry, the EOW has found one company namely Odisha InfraTech Pvt Ltd purchased land belonging to scheduled caste persons circumventing rules by forgery and other dubious methods with an intension to cause losses to SC people.

Odisha Infra Tech Private Limited is an associate company of OTV. Sarangi is one among the directors of the Odisha Infra Tech Private Limited.

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