Cuttack,23/9/2016 ( Odisha Samachar )-Today i.e. on 23.09.2016 on the allegation of acquisition and possession of disproportionate assets by Sri Karna Pradhan, Supdt of District Jail, Puri, his (1) Govt. Quarter at Puri (2) double storied building at Matiapada, Puri (3) double building at Behera Sahi, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar (4) paternal house at Village Mankaragaradi, PS-Konarka, Dist- Puri and (5) office room at Dist Jail, Puri were simultaneously searched by the Officers of Vigilance Bhubaneswar Division on the strength of Search Warrant issued by Court.
During search so far, the following movable and immovable assets have been detected from the possession of Sri Karna Pradhan in his name and in the names of his family members.
Immovable properties consist of two double storied building at Matiapada Puri and Behera Sahi, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar amounting to Rs. 81,55,456/-, Movable Assets like house hold articles, one motorcycle, one Bajaj Check Scooter amounting to Rs. 1,91,000/-. hard cash of Rs. 1,12,920/- and Gold ornament weighing-50 gms. amounting to Rs. 1,20,000/-. Beside this, a sum of Rs. 34,77,067/- has been deposited in different banks & LIC Policies.
Total immovable & movable assets of Sri Karna Pradhan, Supdt of District Jail, Puri calculated so far comes to Rs.1,20,56,443/-.
Sri Karna Pradhan joined as Asst Jailor on 03.02.1981 and was posted to Rourkela Special Jail .Later on, he was posted to Dist Jail Puri, where he was promoted to the rank of Jailor in Aug. 1987. He worked as Jailor at Dharmagarh, Bhawanipatna, Khurda, Bhadrak, Rayagada, Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal and Nimapada. He was promoted to the rank of Supdt. of Jail on 13.5.13 and was posted to Dist. Jail, Puri, where he is continuing till date.
Further search and investigation are in progress.