Advocate Udayabhanu, who is named accused in the murder of a real estate agent in Chalakkudy, has been sent in police custody for three days. Chalakkudy Judicial First Class Magistrate Court gave the order after police made a request. 

The police informed the court that the advocate was involved in the conspiracy that led to the murder of real estate agent Rajeev and sought his custody for four days for further questioning. The officials also informed the bench that the investigation is progressing on the basis of available evidence. 

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The advocate was arrested from the house of his relative on November 1. He was produced before the court on next day and police had interrogated him prior to it. However, the advocate did agree to certain findings of the police but did not confess the crime. The officials have prepared a questionnaire for the interrogation and will try to get clarity on the case. 

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The officials are trying to gain insight into his alleged real estate deals with Rajeev. It was found that Udayabhanu had been constantly in contact with other persons who were arrested in the murder case.