Mrunal Manmay Dash

More skeletons are tumbling out of the closet of Boipariguda IIC Susanta Satapathy as the Vigilance sleuths recovered Rs 25 lakh more cash from his possession on Tuesday.

Cash of Rs 25 lakh was recovered from his government quarters at Buxi Bazar in Cuttack on Tuesday morning. On Monday, Rs 7.5 lakh was recovered from him. With the fresh recovery, the total cash seizure from his possession reached Rs 32.5 lakh.

As per reports, the cash was recovered in bundles of Rs 500 and other denominations during searches this morning.

The Vigilance raided Satapathy following a tip-off about his journey from Boipariguda to Cuttack in a private bus along with suspected ill-gotten cash.

He was intercepted by a team of Odisha Vigilance near Jeypore on Monday and approximately Rs 2,70,000 cash was recovered from his possession, the source of which he could not explain satisfactorily.

After further searches, Rs 1,80,000 cash was recovered from his office chamber at Boipariguda Police Station and Rs 3 lakh more from his government quarters at Boipariguda.

He was detained after recovery of cash and is being examined in this connection.

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