Ghumusar DFO in Vigilance net; raids underway

Berhampur: Vigilance sleuths Saturday conducted raids on the office and residence of Ghumusar DFO (south forest division) Bijay Ketan Acharya on the charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Special teams of Vigilance led by SP Mayadhar Swain are conducting simultaneous searches at five different places including Bhanjanagar, Puri, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar today.

“Basing on specific allegations, simultaneous searches are being conducted at various parts of the State including the office and residence of the DFO,” said Vigilance DSP, Surendranath Panigrahi.

The raids were still continuing till the last reports came in.

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