Nandankanan land fraud: Retd OAS officer held for cheating Rs 1 cr

Bhubaneswar: Former land acquisition officer of Khurda district Ramachandra Mohanty was arrested today in connection with a Rs 1 crore land fraud case.

Official sources said, Mohanty who was on the run since past few months was nabbed from Khandagiri area by a special police team.

“Mohanty is involved in the Nandankanan bird sanctuary land scam which is being investigated by the police,” an investigating officer said.

Mohanty will be produced in a local court today.