One arrested by CB in Bidanasi land grab case

Cuttack: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha Crime Branch today arrested one Ganesh Nayak for his alleged involvement in grabbing government land in Bidanasi area of Cuttack city.

Talking to media today, Crime Branch ADG BK Sharma said that Nayak has been nabbed from Jajpur. Sharma said the accused will be brought to Bhubaneswar for further questioning. Allegations were made against Nayak that he had grabbed 15 acres of government land and sold it to different people.

In December 2014, the Odisha government had directed the Crime Branch to register a case and start probe into the matter.