A local court in Vadodara on Saturday remanded the two shamans, arrested in the case of cheating Soni family of Sama which attempted suicide on March 3, to seven days in police custody.
The Vadodara police, on March 12, had arrested two of the nine shamans booked for cheating the family that allegedly spent Rs 32.5 lakh on various rituals advised by the shamans to “ward off bad luck from their business”.
Five of the six persons from the family, who attempted suicide, have died.
The two accused, identified as Gajendra Bhargav, arrested from Khinchar village of Nagra taluka of Rajasthan and Sitaram Bhargav alias Sahil Vohra from Kuchera village, fleeced the family of Rs 4 lakh and Rs 3.5 lakh respectively in August 2020, police has said, based on the statement of Bhavin Soni, who also succumbed to the poison on Sunday this week.
The police case booked at Sama police station has stated that eight shamans who…