Cuttack: Naga saint Baishnav Puri of Languri Mutt, Puri, who was arrested on the charge of violating Covid norms in Shreemandir, Puri about two weeks back, was admitted to the Psychiatry Department, SCH Medical College and Hospital, on Tuesday.
According to information, the Naga Sadhu was brought from the Choudwar Jail and admitted to the SCB MCH for treatment of mental illness. He was observing Mounabrata (a ritual of remaining speechless) when he was brought to the hospital.
Earlier, the saint had made an allegation that a political conspiracy had been hatched to prove him as a psychiatric patient. The letter written by him in jail had also gone viral in the social media then.