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Forest staff of Keonjhar in Vigilance net

Keonjhar: The Vigilance on Wednesday raided the house and office of a forest official of the Champua forest range in Keonjhar district for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. After a complaint was lodged against the forest official, identified as Very High Frequency (VHF) operator Pabitra Nayak, the sleuths conducted simultaneous […]

Former medical officer, wife acquitted in 2012 disproportionate assets case

Cuttack: The Special Court (Vigilance) on Wednesday acquitted former District Medical Officer, Cuttack and Joint Secretary of State Health Department, Dr Harihar Prasad Pati and his wife Satilata Pati in a case of amassment of assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. The charge sheet against the couple was filed by the Vigilance in […]

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Jatni IIC caught red-handed receiving bribe

Khurda: The Vigilance sleuths on Monday arrested the Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Jatni police station after he was caught red-handed receiving bribe of Rs 50,000. The accused cop identified as Sanjeeb Mohanty had allegedly demanded the bribe money from a youth hailing from Kudiary village in the area for removing the latter’s name from a case. […]

Three govt officers under Vigilance scanner

Gajapati/Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted raids on houses and offices of three government officials in Gajapati and Bhubaneswar on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. The anti-graft officials of Gajapati division conducted simultaneous raids on residences of two constables identified as Ranjit Limma and Tanuj Sabat. While Ranjit is the president of district Havildar […]

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Kendrapara Reserve Police Constable in Vigilance net

Kendrapara: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the property of Kendrapara Reserve Police constable Trilokyanath Jena on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sources said three teams of Vigilance comprising seven officials led by Vigilance DSP Surendra Nath Raiguru conducted searches in three different places. The anti-graft officials reportedly […]

Gangster Tito links: Vigilance raids several government offices

Kendrapada: Vigilance Department officials raided several government offices in Kendrapara today over allegations of undue favours shown to arrested gangster Tito. The raids were carried out at Garadapur tehsil, Derabisha tehsil and the RTO office at Dehuria tehsil. Similarly, Civil Supplies department’s office and the Municipality office in Kendrapara were also raided. According to sources, […]

Food safety officer in Vigilance net

Berhampur: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested a Food Safety Officer and a senior helper while accepting a bribe of Rs 1,000 to renew a food license of a hotel. The food safety officer identified as Tapaswini Behera and senior helper Dharmananda Nayak of Berhampur Municipal Corporation were caught red-handed by the vigilance sleuths while accepting […]

Cuttack SCB medical clerk in Vigilance net

Cuttack: Vigilance sleuths today arrested a clerk of SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on charges of accepting bribe from a retired official for clearing pending salary arrears. One Dillip Rout who works as a clerk in the Accounts department of the SCB hospital was caught red-handed while accepting bribe of Rs 5000 from […]

Disproportionate assets: Dhenkanal RTO in Vigilance net

Dhenkanal: Vigilance sleuths today conducted raids on the houses and office of Dhenkanal Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Basant Kumar Behera on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sources said, a team of anti-graft officials of Cuttack and Angul division carried simultaneous searches in five places including Behera’s office in Dhenkanal […]

Vigilance raids senior IAS officer's residence

Bhubaneswar: A day after senior IAS officer Binod Kumar and five other persons were found guilty in connection with a massive financial fraud in Orissa Rural Housing Development Corporation (ORHDC), Vigilance sleuths today raided the residence of the officer in a bid to arrest him. Officials of the anti-corruption agency conducted raids at the official […]

Vigilance raids residence of executive engineer

Jeypore: Vigilance sleuths today raided 10 places associated with Executive Engineer Shiba Prasad Bhol of the rural development department on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. A five-member team led by Cuttack Vigilance DSP Nirmal Chandra Mohanty searched different places including the official residence of Bhol. There have been allegations of irregularities against Bhol in execution […]

'Crorepati' headmaster of Jalangbira UP School in Vigilance net

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids on residences of Ramlal Tanti – the headmaster of Jalangbira Project Upper Primary School, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income Acting on a tip off, five teams of anti-graft officials conducted searches at three places including Tanti’s houses at Raibaga road […]

Two officials of water irrigation department in Vigilance net

Bargarh: Vigilance sleuths today conducted raids at the office and residences of Assistant Engineer of Bhawanipatna Lift Irrigation Division, Rasananda Majhi and Assistant Engineer of Rengali Canal Sub-Division Ghanashyam Seth on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. Acting on allegations against the two officials, the Vigilance team led by DSP […]

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Lady pharmacist caught red-handed by Vigilance

Keonjhar: A senior lady pharmacist of the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) dispensary was on Tuesday arrested by the Vigilance sleuths in Gandhamardan of Keonjhar district while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000. According to sources, the pharmacist identified as Lina Priyadarshini, had sought bribe from one medicine representative Rajesh Kumar Behera to clear a bill […]

Two government officials in Vigilance net

Ganjam/Jagatsinghpur: Vigilance sleuths Wednesday conducted raids on residences and offices of two government officials- the Block Education Officer (BEO) of Dharakote in Ganjam and an Assistant Engineer of Roads & Building Division in Jagatsinghpur on charges of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. A three-member team of Berhampur division vigilance simultaneously searched […]

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OAS officer in Vigilance net

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids on the residence and office of OAS officer Asutosh Samal on charges of amassing properties and assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Currently posted in Revenue and Disaster Management department, Samal has been accused of possessing disproportionate assets. Simultaneous raids are underway at his Bhandaripokhari and […]

Koraput civil supplies official in Vigilance net

Jeypore: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday arrested Koraput district civil supplies officer Ballav Chandra Das for accepting Rs 50,000 bribe from a miller to clear pending bills. As per reports, Ballav Chandra had demanded the bribe to clear pending bills of Rs 22 lakh from a miller P. Sannamukha Babu following which the latter lodged a […]

DA case: Assistant Executive Engineer in Vigilance net

Bhadrak: Vigilance officials today conducted simultaneous searches on the office and residence of Kamalakant Behera, Assistant Executive Engineer of Salandi Canal Division in Bhadrak on charges of amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income. Sources said two teams of the anti-corruption wing headed by Balasore Vigilance DSP Santosh Samantray and Baripada Vigilance DSP […]

Rural road corruption: 3 government officials arrested by Vigilance

Rourkela: Three Government officials have been arrested by Vigilance for their alleged involvement in financial irregularities  in a road construction project in Sundergarh district. The officials- Lathikata Block Development Officer (BDO) Purna Chandra Bhoi, assistant executive engineer Rajkishore Sahu and assistant engineer Budheswar Sahoo have been nabbed for embezzlement of around Rs 42 lakh. The […]

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Vig raids houses of 3 block officials of Lathikata

Rourkela: A team of Vigilance officials today raided official residence of three officers of Lathikata block in Sundergarh district on charges of their involvement in financial irregularities. The sleuths searched the houses of BDO Purna Chandra Bhoi, additional executive engineer Rajkishore Sahu and additional engineer Budheswar Sahoo located in Chhend Colony. After financial irregularities of […]

Tehsildar caught taking Rs 1L bribe in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Vigilance sleuths arrested Kaptipada Tehsildar Sarat Chandra Mallick while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh today. Sources said the Tehsildar was accepting the bribe from one Hemant Behera to facilitate illegal sand mining when officials of the anti-corruption wing caught him red-handed. Mallick had demanded a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh […]

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Vig registered case against 453 persons in 2017

Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance department has registered criminal cases against 453 persons in 2017. Cases have been registered against 61 Class-I officials , 61 Class-II, 383 Class III and 10 Class IV staff in the year. The vigilance registered cases against 38 government staff and 356 non-government officials. While judicial process of 284 cases has […]

SCB haematologist Rabindra Jena sent to judicial custody till Jan 3

Cuttack: Head of the Clinical Haematology Department of SCB Medical College and Hospital, Dr Rabindra Kumar Jena, arrested on charges of embezzling Odisha State Treatment Fund (OSTF) and amassing disproportionate assets today has been sent to jail. A special vigilance court here has sent the tainted doctor to judicial custody till January 3 and asked […]

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Police personnel caught red handed while accepting bribe

Baripada: Vigilance sleuths today arrested the IIC and ASI of Kaptipada police station in Mayurbhanj district while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a person to solve a group clash case. As per sources, a group clash had erupted on September 29 this year in which police, during its investigation, seized four bikes and […]

Kendu Leaf DFO caught while accepting bribe

Nuapada: Vigilance sleuths today arrested Khadial Kendu Leaf Division’s DFO Laxmikanta Mishra while he was demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.20 lakh from a Ranger here in Nuapada district. According to sources, a government project of Rs 13 lakh has been sanctioned for Lakhna Range in the district to construct houses and kendu […]