Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids at 11 locations including the houses of Additional SP of Police, Communication, Trinath Mishra on charges of amassing large amount of assets through illegal means and beyond his known sources of income.
According to reports, simultaneous house searches are being conducted by teams of the anti-corruption agency led by three additional SPs with support of 13 inspectors and other staff on the strength of warrant issued by Special Judge Vigilance, Cuttack.
Vigilance searches are underway at the residence, offices and other houses of the police officer located at Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Jajpur and Koraput, sources informed.
The raids are underway at Manorama Estate at Rasulgarh, the police officer's paternal house located at Dabugaon in Nabarangpur, residential building of his in-law’s house, a farm house in Jajpur, quarters at Madhupatna police station campus, his office at Cuttack Tulasipur.
Shantilata Care and Nursing Home along with a medicine shop at Chandikhol Bazaar and two offices of a Transport agency named Shantilata Transport are also being scanned by the Vigilance officials.
While exact details on the raids will be know later, the Vigilance teams are said to have already laid their hands on many crucial documents related to the property of the officer.
According to the government data, as many as 146 public officials including some top babus have either been dismissed or sent on mandatory retirement over charges of corruption, securing illegal wealth and inefficiency.