According to sources, the court has rejected her petition seeking permission to appear before it through her counsel and directed her to depose before it on May 8.
As per reports, Khandagiri Police had recovered a total of three phones from Nag’s home which were initially sent to the State Forensic Science Laboratory (SFSL).
“They have kept her in hiding for long. She should be released immediately. We are waiting for the right time and will reveal everything,” he added.
Archana Nag has been granted bail in connection with the case at Nayapali Police Station involving film producer Akshaya Parija.
While it has been discussed that the hard disk contains proof of high-profile people including politicians, businessmen and film directors and producers visiting her, its alleged disappearance has raised several questions.
Chand got bail in connection with a complaint filed by another accused, Shradhanjali Behera at Khandagiri police station.
Nag will be taking her integrated law programme semester soon. The arrested accused had sought permission to apply for the integrated law semester examination and was granted the same by the JMFC court in Bhubaneswar.
The ED has named Shradhanjali Behera as an accused in the chargesheet and the PMLA court has issued summon to her for an appearance on January 24.
The shocking claim has been made by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in its chargesheet based on the statements recorded by producer Pramod Swain.
In the charge sheet, it is mentioned that Archana was blackmailing film producer Akshay Parija with the help of her associate Shraddhanjali. The charge sheet has also mentioned about Archana blackmailing a Nayagarh-based political leader and businessman.
According to sources, the national probe agency has issued notices to the trio asking them to show cause as to why their property will not be attached.
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Archana Nag, the mastermind behind the honey trap case, was sent to Jharapada jail after the Additional District Judge (ADJ)-3 in Bhubaneswar rejected the Enforcement Directorate's remand petition.
Shradhanjali Behera had moved the State’s apex court seeking anticipatory bail apprehending her arrest in the case.
It is pertinent to mention here that Nag was earlier arrested on October 7 on charges of honey-trapping bigwigs and extorting money from them. The Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) court in Bhubaneswar rejected her bail plea on October 17.
Serious questions were raised about the conduct of Police after Nag revealed that she was subjected to mental harassment for straight 60 hours inside the Balianta police station.
Archana Nag's Clear Response In Blackmailing & Honeytrap Case
Responding to media queries on who (which politician) she thinks might have trapped her, Archana said she has no idea.
The court while allowing the investigating agency to take Nag on remand has directed to produce her on December 13.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing the money trail in the case, has sought 15-day remand of Archana Nag to dig more into the case.