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Odisha: Vigilance traces properties worth Rs 2.57 crore of SDO

21/09/2021 at 6:23 PM

Additional Commissioner of CT& GST

Keonjhar, Sep 21: Vigilance sleuths have traced properties worth Rs 2.57 crore of Maheswar Sethy, SDO, Meter Relay Testing (MRT), Electrical, Tata Power Northern Odisha Distribution Ltd. (TPNODL).

Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday have conducted raids at five places including the office of Sethy on allegations of acquisition of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.

Sethy was found in possession of assets worth Rs 2.57 crore including two double-storied buildings in Keonjhar, four plots including three plots in Keonjhar, bank deposits over Rs 24.63 lakh and insurance deposits over Rs 24 lakh.

Vigilance sleuths said that the search process is still continuing. “The simultaneous searches were conducted on the basis of a court warrant and further investigation in the case is continuing. We are ascertaining the actual income of the officials,” said a vigilance official.  He also said that the income of the official would be calculated to ascertain the gap between the cost of assets and actual income.

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