False allegations against trust, says Sathya Sai's nephew

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Hyderabad, Jun 26: RJ Ratnakar, Sathya Sai Baba's nephew rubbished allegations against the trust calling them groundless.

"All the allegations against the trust are baseless. I have given the statement to the police, I cannot share the details, but I have answered all the questions," said Ratnakar.

Ratanakar, the nephew of late Sathya Sai Baba was questioned by the police on Jun 25 after the police seized a vehicle which belonged to the trust carrying Rs 35.50 lakh.

The cash was seized a day after 'Yajur Mandir', Sai Baba's personal chamnber was opened and it was found containing 307 kg of silver, 98 kg of gold and Rs 11.56 crore.

Ratanakar said that he was not aware that the chamber was full of precious items and also said that he thought that Sai Baba did not trust anybody, that was the reason why he kept all the valuables in his sleeping chamber.

After the events disclosed devotees came out and protested that the ashram management and the trust be taken over by the central government.

Meanwhile the Andhra Pradesh government has pulled back 16 exemptions stretched out to Sai Baba Trust.

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