Bhubaneswar, Nov 27: Senior IFS officer and Additional PCCF of Plan, Program & Afforestation Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash Pathak were arrested today by the Vigilance.
The Vigilance on Wednesday has raided places at 13 locations including Bhubaneswar, Pune and Mumbai on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to known sources of income of the senior IFS officer.
During investigation, the investigating agency has ascertained that cash deposits of about Rs 9.4 crore have been made in the bank accounts of the IFS officer’s son, out of which about Rs 8.4 crore has been deposited at Bhubaneswar. The huge money deposits have been mostly made through ATMs at Saheed Nagar and Nayapalli in Bhubaneswar.
Besides the investigating agency has found costly vehicles like Mercedes, BMW and Tata Harrier and three costly Yamaha FZ5 motorcycles of being registered in the name of his son, who has also been hiring costly vehicles on rent.