Bhubaneswar, Jan 4 (LocalWire) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch will now be investigating financial fraud against Jyoti Ranjan Beura aka ‘Golden Baba’.
The Commissionerate Police on Friday said they have asked the Crime Branch to take over the case and investigate all related angles.
On Dec 31, the Chandraskeharpur Police had arrested Beura for allegedly committing a fraud of Rs 12 crore.
According to police sources, there are four cases registered against him at different police stations, including two at Chandrasekharpur, one at Laxmisagar and one at Saheed Nagar police stations.
“The Crime Branch will also be investigating inter-state fraud allegations from Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh against Beura,” said sources.
The cops will also probe his political connections.