Absconding checkgate employee arrested

Rourkela: A causal class four operator at a transport check-gate was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance sleuths here for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Bighnesh Swain, whose houses were raided about three months ago, was absconding and a vigilance team arrested him from a hotel near Vedvyas area of the city last night, Vigilance DSP P K Das said.

Swain was today produced before a vigilance court at Sambalpur which remanded him to jail custody.

Vigilance had raided Swain`s three storeyed building in civil township and his other properties at his native place in Kendrapara district and his another house at his working place Biramitrapur in Sundargarh district. Swain was a weigh-bridge operator and class four NMR employee at Biramitrapur checkgate.