Bhanushali murder case: Chhabil Patel sent to 10-day police custody
A local court in Bhachau town of Kutch district sent suspended BJP leader Chhabil Patel to police custody for 10 days on Friday in connection with the murder of his former party colleague Jayanti Bhanushali.
Patel was detained by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Gujarat Police from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad after he alighted from a New York flight on Thursday morning and hours later formally arrested. The SIT produced the 57-year-old politician in the court in Bhachau on Friday afternoon, seeking his custody for 14 days. The court, however, sent Patel to the police custody for 10 days.