Puttur, July 2,2015 : A team of CID officials led by CID DySP ML Purushottam has visited Puttur taluk to investigate into the rape case filed by singer Premalatha Shastri against Sri Ramachandrapur Mutt seer Sri Raghavendra Bharathi Theertha Swamiji.
The complainant Premalatha Shastri and her husband Diwaker Shastri as well as local police also accompanied the CID team to assist in the investigation.
The team visited a jewellery shop in the town where the seer had conducted Ramakatha programme two years ago. It may be recalled here that Premalatha in her complaint field at Girinagar police station in Bengaluru had alleged that the seer had raped her when she had arrived here to participate in the programme.
The CID team was present at the spot for investigation for nearly three hours and later visited the Ramachandrapur Mutt branch at Maani in Peraje.
The team officials however refused to divulge any detail. It has been gathered that the team gathered information regarding the room where the seer had stayed during his visit, the venue of the Ramakatha programme and the place where the pooja was performed.