Pradeep Pattanayak

The Odisha Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided the properties linked to Rayagada divisional forest officer (DFO) on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. 

Currently, the officials are carrying out simultaneous raids on the properties of DFO Bijay Kumar Parida at seven locations in four districts including Rayagada and Bhubaneswar in Khordha. Eight DSPs, six inspectors and other staff are part of the raids. 

Since the search operations are underway, the vigilance officials are yet to ascertain the total value of his moveable and immovable assets.

The following places have been raided by the vigilance 

1. Residential Govt. quarter of  Sri Bijay Kumar Parida, DFO  located at Gandhi Nagar Area near Kali Puja Padia, At/PS/Dist.- Rayagada.

2.Office located at Raniguda farm, Rayagada.

3. Flat vide No.-304, 3rd floor, Block-A, Ashirbad Plaza, Kalarhanga, Patia, Bhubaneswar. 

4. G+2 storyed under construction building located over Khata No.- 200/391, Plot No- 16/708, Mouza- Srikoruan, PO- Urali, PS- Cuttack Sadar, Dist.- Cuttack.

5. House of his relative located at village Srikoruan, PO- Urali, PS- Sadar, Dist.- Cuttack.

6. Rented residential house of another relative located at Plot No.- 339/3105, Shisu Vihar, Patia, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar. 

7. House at native village at Village - Damodarpur, PO- Manatira, via- Danagadi, PS- Kalinga Nagar, Dist.- Jajpur.

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