danda-bandha lagi' cauthi sancaya karila
bhala-bhala vipra-sthane sthapya rakhila
danda-bandha lagi'-in case of legal implications; cauthi—one-fourth; sancaya karila—he collected; bhala-bhala—very respectable; vipra-sthane—in the custody of a brahmana; sthapya rakhila—kept deposited.
He kept one-fourth of his wealth with a respectable brahmana. He kept this for his personal safety because he was expecting some legal complications.
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