Sambalpur, Aug 29: The Bijepur Block Development Officer (BDO) Padmanava Samantaray was arrested by Odisha Vigilance today.
The BDO has been identified as Padmanava Samantaray.
A case (28/21) under Sections 13(2) r/w 13(1)(b) PC (Amend) Act, 2018 has been registered against him.
Earlier in the day, the Vigilance sleuths caught Samantray with the unaccounted cash near Binika bridge. The officials of the anti-corruption wing have taken Samantray to the Vigilance office at Sonepur for questioning. His houses in Bargarh, Puri, and Bhubaneswar were also searched by the Vigilance.