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Vigilance traces properties worth Rs Rs 6.53 crore of Assistant Executive Engineer in Odisha

20/10/2020 at 8:43 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20: Vigilance sleuths have traced properties worth Rs 6.53 crore of Bhubaneswar Public Health Division-II Assistant Executive Engineer Rabindranath Pradhan.

Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday have conducted raids at six locations including the office of Pradhanon allegation of acquisition of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.

Pradhan was found in possession of assets worth Rs 6.53 crore crore including 48 numbers of one bed room flat at Balipatna worth Rs 4.04 crore, two double storied buildings at Bhubaneswar worth Rs 93.38 lakhs, 8 plots in Bhubaneswar and Ganjam worth Rs 43.32 lakh, two cars worth Rs 21.87 lakh and bank deposits worth Rs 72.82 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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