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Tag: Vigilance

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Odisha Police Constable’s Businesses Worth Crores Unearthed In Vigilance Raids

These are some images which show how suspended and arrested Odisha Police constable, Prasanna Behera had spread his businesses. These property were detected after Vigilance conducted raids on charges of possessing disproportionate assets.

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Vigilance Nets 2 OSPCB Officers, Superintendent Engineer; Over Rs 12 L Unaccounted Cash Seized
Vigilance Nets 2 OSPCB Officers, Superintendent Engineer; Over Rs 12 L Unaccounted Cash Seized

Rs 10 lakh was recovered from the car of the Bidhan Chandra Sahu, Superintendent Engineer of Baitarini Irrigation Division in Keonjhar district by the anti-graft agency. Sahu was intercepted while he was on his way to his residence in Cuttack.

Vigilance Arrests Jeypore Electrical SDO For Taking Bribe
Vigilance Arrests Jeypore Electrical SDO For Taking Bribe

Patra had demanded Rs 20,000 from the complainant on the pretext of appointing him as a ladder man with the office of SDO electrical TPSODL.

Vigilance Nets Two Officials In Odisha
Vigilance Nets Two More Govt Officials In Odisha

Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted raids in several parts of the state in separate cases on allegation of possession of disproportionate assets by two government officials.

Tainted OSSC Official Sold 900 Insurance Policies, 21 To Job Seekers; 7 Admit Cards Under Scanner
Tainted OSSC Official Sold 900 Insurance Policies, 21 To Job Seekers; 7 Admit Cards Under Scanner

Superintendent of Police (SP), Vigilance, R Prakash on Friday said that around 114 admit cards of aspiring candidates were recovered from Sahoo’s residence during searches on July 30, 2021.

Vigilance Seizes Rs 19 Lakh Unaccounted Cash From TDCC Manager In Sundergarh

The district manager of Tribal Development Co-operative Corporation (TDCC), Sundargarh was on Wednesday detained by Vigilance sleuths while he was on his way to Bhubaneswar with Rs 19 lakh unaccounted cash.

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Disproportionate Assets Case: Vigilance Raids Forest Ranger In Nuapada

Nuapada: Vigilance sleuths today carried out raids at the residence and office of forest ranger Sadhanan Sarangi at Khariar in the district and six other places including the house of his son-in-law Birendra Khara, an assistant engineer of Public Works Department (PWD) in Rayagada, on charges of accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of […]

Odisha: Rairakhol SDMO In Vigilance Net For Accepting Bribe From Patient

Rairakhol: A sub-divisional Medical Officer (SDMO) was caught while accepting a bribe from a patient at the subdivision hospital here in Sambalpur district on Monday. The SDMO, Bipin Sahoo was caught red-handed while accepting Rs 5500 from the attendants of a patient. Sahoo allegedly demanded the illegal gratification for conducting an operation on the patient […]

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Corrupt Police Inspector In Vigilance Net For Accepting Bribe In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: The Inspector In Charge (IIC) of Nihal Prasad Police Station in Dhenkanal was arrested by vigilance sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 6000 on Friday. As per reports, the inspector, Chittaranjan Behera had demanded bribe from one Aintha Sethi whose daughter-in-law had lodged an FIR at the same police station against him, his […]

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Odisha:  HC Quashes Lokayukta Order For Vigilance Probe Against MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Cuttack: In a significant development, the Orissa High Court on Wednesday quashed a Lokayukta order for Vigilance inquiry into the corruption allegations levelled against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi who had been arrested last year by the Crime Branch in connection with a cheating case involving Akash Pathak, son of tainted IFS officer Abhay Pathak. Hearing […]

Two government officials in Vigilance net
Odisha: Gram Rozgar Sevak, Horticulture Overseer In Vigilance Net In Graft Case

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 […]

Kelua River Embankment Damage In Jajpur: Odisha Lokayukta Orders Vigilance Probe, Seeks Report In 2 Months

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Lokayukta has ordered a Vigilance probe into breach of an embankment on the Kelua river in Ramapur area under Dharmasala block of Jajpur district, which was allegedly blown off using dynamites during floods in August last year. The Lokayukta has directed Vigilance Director to ensure that a preliminary inquiry under his supervision […]

Odisha CDPO In Vigilance Net
Vigilance Report 2020: Pathak Prized Catch, Conviction Drops To 46%

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 […]

Odisha: Central Cooperative Bank Branch Manager, Panchayat Executive Officer In Bolangir Under Vigilance Scanner

Bolangir: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at several places linked to the branch manager of Central Cooperative Bank in Titlagarh and Puintala panchayat executive officer (PEO) in Bolangir district on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. A team from Bolangir Vigilance division conducted searches in the houses and office of Sagar Rana, the manager […]

Odisha: Tainted IFS Officer Abhay Pathak & Son Granted Bail As Vigilance Fails To Submit Chargesheet
Sky King Fraud: Court Rejects Bail Pleas Of Abhay Pathak, Son

Bhubaneswar: The ADJ court, Bhubaneswar, on Thursday rejected the bail application of arrested IFS officer Abhaykant Pathak and his son Akash in connection with the fraud case lodged by Bhubaneswar-based travel agency Sky King. Earlier, the SDJM Court had remanded the tainted IFS officer to two-day custody after hearing a petition filed by the Commissionerate […]

DA Case: Vigilance Raid On Two Odisha Government Officials
DA Case: Vigilance Raid On Two Odisha Government Officials

Berhampur/Sonepur: Continuing its tirade against the corrupt officials in the State, the Odisha Vigilance on Thursday raided the houses and offices two government officials- an assistant executive engineer engaged in Rayagada Works Division and a panchayat executive office (PEO) of Sonepur- in connection with accumulation of disproportionate assets. The officials have been identified as Uddhab […]

Crorepati Anganwadi Worker, Clerk Arrested By Vigilance In DA Case
Crorepati Anganwadi Worker, Clerk Arrested By Vigilance In DA Case

Bhubaneswar/Ganjam: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday arrested an Anganwadi worker and a senior clerk of Road and Building division for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of crores of rupees. Namita Dalai, an Anganwadi worker of Mangalbaram Petta-II in Ganesh Nagar of Old Berhampur was found in possession of moveable and immovable assets worth over Rs […]

Vigilance Raids Property Of Another Anganwadi Worker In Puri
Vigilance Raids Property Of Another Anganwadi Worker In Odisha

Puri: The Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday raided houses and properties associated with one Sandhya Rani Bhatta- an Anganwadi worker engaged at Akshayadham Anganwadi Center at Baseli Sahi in Puri, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income. As many as six teams of the Bhubaneswar Vigilance Division conducted simultaneous searches at […]

Just Wait & Watch, Says MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Bhubaneswar: Already neck deep in trouble over the alleged ‘Tata Motors’ job scam, arrested Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi sought to absolve himself of the charges against him while he was taken for production before the SDJM Court in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. “Wait and watch’ was Panigrahi’s impromptu retort when journalists sought a sound bite from […]

IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak
Odisha Seeks Centre To Send 'Very Corrupt' IFS Officer Abhay Pathak On Compulsory Retirement

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has recommended the Central Government for the compulsory retirement of ‘very corrupt and high-flying’ IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak. “It is for the first time that an All India Services Officer has been recommended by the Odisha Government for compulsory retirement on grounds of corruption,” stated CM Naveen in […]

Vigilance Raids Head-Master In Bargarh

Bargarh: A day after the vigilance sleuths discovered ‘ill-gotten’ properties worth crores from the possession a teacher in Gajapati district, the anti graft agency on Wednesday carried out similar raids at houses of a head-master in Bargarh district. Acting on a tip-off, the officials of the anti-corruption wing carried out searches at five places including […]

Odisha: Assistant Engineer, Govt Teacher In Dock Over Disproportionate Assets

Sundargarh/Gajapati: An assistant executive engineer of public health department and a teacher have landed in the vigilance net for allegedly possessing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. Vigilance officials on Tuesday conducted raids at six places including official residence and property belonging to one Narayan Pradhan, assistant executive engineer of the public health […]

‘Pradeep Panigrahi Took Money From 2 Applicants In Akash Pathak’s Tata Motors Job Fraud’

Bhubaneswar: Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi directly took money from two applicants who had been conned in the massive recruitment scam allegedly committed by Akash Pathak on pretext of providing employment in Tata Motors, police said. Informing this, Crime Branch ADG Soumendra Priyadarshi on Saturday said, “So far, six persons who were duped by Akash Pathak […]

Lokayukta Asks Vigilance To Probe Corruption Charges Against MLA Pradeep Panigrahi

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Lokayukta on Friday directed State Vigilance Directorate to probe into the corruption allegations levelled against Gopalpur MLA Pradeep Panigrahi who was recently arrested by the Crime Branch for his alleged links with IFS officer Abhay Pathak and his son Akash. The directive came after the anti-corruption watchdog accepted the recommendations of Odisha […]

Police Seeks To Quiz Akash Pathak Over Jet-Setting Lifestyle, Extravagant Indulgence

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police has moved a local court seeking remand of Akash Pathak for investigation into the allegations levelled by Sky King, a Bhubaneswar-based travel agency. The police will also investigate the cheating allegations against Akash who impersonated himself as the Managing Director of Tata Motors. The Sky King Travel agency registered a complaint […]