DA case: Assistant Executive Engineer in Vigilance net

Bhadrak: Vigilance officials today conducted simultaneous searches on the office and residence of Kamalakant Behera, Assistant Executive Engineer of Salandi Canal Division in Bhadrak on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Sources said two teams of the anti-corruption wing headed by Balasore Vigilance DSP Santosh Samantray and Baripada Vigilance DSP Sanjay Dash raided Behera’s house at Gaba Sahi, his ancestral house at Rahanj, office at Bhadrak and his in-law’s house at Morada in Mayurbhanj district.

During the search, the team has so far recovered Rs 38,100 in cash, two motor cycles, a car and 13 bank passbooks from his house, sources said.

More details in connection with the raid are awaited.