Cuttack,16/3(Odisha Samachar)- House of Sri Prafulla Kumar Sethy A/Pr.-Badathakan, PS-Nishitakoili, Dist-Cuttack, working as Mining Officer at Phulbani, (Class-II)searched by Vigilance Department Crores of property seized.
On a tip off, the Vigilance sleuth of Bhubaneswar Vigilance Division conducted simultaneous search in the residential house of Sri Prafulla Kumar Sethy, Mining Officer at Flat No-303, Sai Prasad Enclave, GGP Colony, Bhubaneswar and 8 other places i.e. other 2 places in Bhubaneswar, 1 at Joda, 1 at Phulbani, In-laws house at Kishannagar, Nishitakoili area under Cuttack district were conducted on 16.3.16 by the different team of Officers of this Division .
As revealed by S. P. Sri Basant Kr. Panigrahi, Sri Prafulla Kumar Sethy joined in Govt. service in the office of Director of Mines of 18.05.2005 and was subsequently posted to Talcher, Joda, Jajpur Road and Phulbani as Mining Officer.
As learnt by the vigilance during the enquiry, the SO Sri Prafulla Kumar Sethy has acquiredPlot No.257, Arachilla, Kishannagar, Dist-Cuttackcost Rs.1,70,000/-, boundary wall over plot No.257, Arachilla, Kishannagar, Dist-Cuttack cost Rs.5,30,131/-, Cost of Plot Cost Rs.12,96,000/- over plot No.545/1381, Sabar Sahi, Rasyulgarh, Bhubaneswar, double storied building at Plot No-545/1381, Sabar Sahi, Rasulgarh, Bhubaneswar cost Rs.35,00,000/-, Double storeyed building at Nischitakoili Bazar cost Rs.9,00,000/-, Market Complex at Nishitakoili Bazar Rs.15,00,000/-, Flat No-302 Sai Arati Enclave, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar cost Rs.35,00,000/-, Flat No-303, Sai Prasad Apartment, GGP Colony, Bhubaneswar cost Rs.23,00,000/-, Plot No.97, Singhala, Kishan Nagar-Cuttack cost Rs.2,00,000/-. The S.O. is having bank deposits at different banks and Postal deposits at IDBI Joda, PNB Kishan Nagar Branch, Andhra Bank Sompur Branch, NSC at Sompur Post office, SB Account at Sompur Post office, SBI Laxmisagar Branch total amounting Rs. Rs. 77,34,204.00, 276 grams of Gold ornaments of Rs.6,90,000/-, 2kg 631 grams of Silver ornaments of Rs.78,930/-, hard Cash of Rs. 5,28,467.00, House hold articles Rs.6,40,000/- were recovered. Besides, two four wheelers i.e One Innova Car in benami cost Rs.12,39,676/-, One Swift Dzire Car bearing Regn. no. OD-02-N-9402 in the name of Deepak Sethi, brother-in-law of the Mining Officer, Sri Sethy cost Rs.7,56,770.00, One Bullet Motor Cycle bearing No. OD-05-4003, Rs.1,00,000/-, One Bajaj Discover Motor Cycle bearing No.OR-02-AH-9822 cost Rs.39,000.00, One Scooty OD-02—D-4603 cost Rs.48,637.00, Deposit of premium in LIC Policy of Rs 3,22,000/- seized, The cost of the movable and immovable assets of the SO Sri Prafulla Kumar Sethy is calculated Rs. 2,60,73,815.00 has been detected during the house search so far.