Odisha Vigilance arrested the IIC of Bongamunda police station in Bolangir district on charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income
The officials of the anti-corruption wing conducted simultaneous searches on the property of Sudarsan Pradhan following allegations of amassing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.
The tainted Deputy Manager of Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Pratap Samal has been given compulsory retirement by the Government of Odisha on Thursday. The State government took the decision to retire the official over incompetency & corruption charges.
The Prevention Of Corruption Act 1988 mandates a prison term of no less than 3 -years and a maximum of 7-years. But 99 percent corrupt in Odisha sentenced below 3-yr jail term. The result is 95 percent got bail on the plea of appeal and live in comfort homes
In what is said to be the biggest detection of disproportionate assets by Odisha Vigilance, the anti corruption agency traced assets worth more than Rs 14 crore belonging to an Odisha government official.
The seized ill-gotten properties, which are said to be the biggest ever catch by the State's anti-corruption agency, is reportedly over 1021 per cent of the public servant’s known sources of income.
The Deputy Manager of Odisha Police Housing and Welfare Corporation has come under Vigilance scanner following allegations of possession of disproportionate assets. This morning, sleuths of the anti-corruption conducted simultaneous house searches at 10 places associated with Pratap Kumar Samal.
Vigilance Finance Wing and Vigilance Forest Wing personnel along with professional furniture manufacturer have been roped in for valuation of huge number of costly furniture items displayed in the furniture showroom owned by Prasanna Behera.
The Odisha Vigilance department carried out marathon raids at 15 places linked to Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi.
In another case, Narottam Behera was intercepted near Tangi Check Gate in Cuttack while he was going to Bhubaneswar from Balasore in a car. The Vigilance team conducted a raid and recovered a total of Rs 89,290 unaccounted cash.
Accused Maheswar Sethy was produced before the Keonjhar Special Vigilance judge's court which remanded him to judicial custody till October 5.
Convict Budhuni Minz, a former sub-inspector of Mahila police station in Rourkela, is presently posted at the office of Superintendent of Police, Keonjhar.
Including pending cases from previous years, the total cases under investigation under PCA stood at 1738. The State Vigilance could file charge sheets in only 153 cases. The charge sheeting rate is just around 9 per cent (8.8%)
Kabita Mathan, an Anganwadi worker of Koradakanta centre in Bhubaneswar, was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths along with her husband after she was found in possession of disproportionate assets.
Four teams comprising two DSPs, five inspectors and other staff of Odisha Vigilance carried out the raids at five places in Bhadrak and Balasore district.
As many as 11 people including a former additional Tehsildar have been booked for their alleged involvement in illegal conversion of kisam of land from Jalasaya (water body) to Sarada (agricultural land) in Dhenkanal district.
Odisha government on Monday effected compulsory retirement of Biranchi Narayan Sahoo who has been arrested in connection with a vigilance case.
Yeshwant Kumar Jethwa has been appoiinted as the Director, State Vigilance. The post was earlier held by Debasis Panigrahi, who recently succumbed to post-Covid-19 complications.
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Puri: The Vigilance sleuths on Friday conducted simultaneous raids on the houses and offices of former revenue inspector (RI) Basanta Kumar Mohanty of Balukhanda RI circle in Puri district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. Several teams of the anti-graft officials carried out searches at eight places including Mohanty’s house at Friends Club in Puri, […]
Nabarangpur/Kandhamal: Two government officials from Odisha have landed in Vigilance net on graft charges in two separate developments in the State in the last two days. Vigilance officials on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at the houses and office of Himanchal Bagh, Gram Rozgar Sevak of Singhsari GP under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district for allegedly […]
Bhubaneswar: For the Naveen Patnaik-led ruling BJD, in order to fulfil the State government’s avowed slogan of ‘zero-tolerance against corruption’, the Odisha government need to tread the UP way. The Odisha Vigilance’s anti-corruption crusade for long has only stumbled upon the minnows (Class-III employees) in the government hierarchy for stacking up disproportionate assets worth crores […]
Bhubaneswar: Despite State Vigilance terming the IFS Abhay Pathak arrest a prized catch, the weak point of Odisha Vigilance continued. In the year 2020, the conviction rate in the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) in Odisha dropped to a new low. When over the years (2015-19) it has been observed that in more than half […]
Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday carried out raids on the property of a bank manager, a college demonstrator and a junior clerk in connection with disproportionate assets case. A four-member team from Sambalpur vigilance division raided the house and property of Sudhir Nanda, account manager of Bolangir central cooperative bank for allegedly amassing wealth disproportionate […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Vigilance department on Wednesday requested the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Income Tax department to investigate into the financial transactions of IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash under Prevention of Money laundering Act and Benami Transaction act. The anti-corruption wing, which unearthed Rs 14.77 crore in the bank accounts of […]