Rourkela mining official in Vigilance net

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids at four places, including the house of an official of the Rourkela deputy director of mines (DDM) office Biswanath Sahu on charges of amassing properties to his known source of his income.

According to sources, the state probe agency conducted a raid at his house in Chhend area and seized Rs 11 lakh during the raid.

Besides, it has also laid its hands on some incriminating documents and bank passbooks of Sahoo, the sources added.

Purusottam Sahu, Vigilance DSP, Rourkela, said, “At four places the raid is being conudtced. Chend where he is having a house, Kosala, his office in Rourkela and wife’s office are being searched. From his house Rs 11.40 lakh cash was seized.”