Now, Atma baba’s wife alleges torture, seeks security

Kendrapara: Another allegation has been leveled against Anand Atma baba alias Alok Bisoi of Salipur. Now, his wife lodged complaint at Kendrapara police station today alleging torture and sought security from police.

The self-styled godman was arrested yesterday on charges of murdering a youth identified as Ashok Patra whose charred body was found on the Ashram premises on Saturday.

Irate locals vandalized the Ashram and set some vehicles on fire after the burnt body of Patra was recovered. Baba pleaded innocence but later confessed to the crime that he killed the youth with the help of his two nephews.

Police today took him on 2-day remand to extract more information.