Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths today carried out simultaneous raids at the residence and office of Primary Agriculture Credit Society (PACS) secretary at Salepali in Bolangir district on Friday.
The secretary identified as Masood Mohammed works at Dubula PACS. He is also in the charge of Charbhata PACS, reports said.
The anti-graft agency conducted the raid on charges of amassing properties disproportionate to his known sources of income. A joint team of vigilance officials from Bolangir, Sonepur, Bargarh and Sambalpur is carrying out the crackdown.
“We are conducting searches at the house of the PACS secretary at Salepali on charges of accumulating disproportionate assets. All the documents are being verified. No estimation has been made yet to ascertain the cost of all properties as the raids are still underway. We began the searches at 6 am,” Vigilance DSP, Dasarathy Sethi said.
The bank accounts in the name of the secretary and his relatives, movable and immobile assets are being examined, he added.
Last week, the anti-corruption wing had conducted raids at the residence of Retired Superintendent of Odisha State Warehouse Corporation in Bolangir. The retired official identified as Ganapati Purohit was accused of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.