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JUNIOR ENGINEER( JE ), RW SECTION-I, DIGAPAHANDI UNDER RURAL WORKS DIVISION-II, BERHAMPUR, DIST-GANJAM ARRESTED BY VIGILANCE FOR DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS.

Cuttack,29/12/2021 ( Odisha Samachar )- On the allegation of possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income by Sri Bansidhara Sethi, Junior Engineer (JE), RW Section-I, Digapahandi under Rural Works Division-II, Berhampur, Dist-Ganjam, simultaneous house searches were conducted at 5 places in Ganjam district on 28.12.2021 by 5 teams of Odisha Vigilance led by 2 DSsP, 6 Inspectors and other staff on the strength of Search Warrants issued by the Hon’ble Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Berhampur.

1 triple storeyed building at Shakti Nagar, Berhampur, 5 numbers of plots at Nimakhandi and Ambapua in Berhampur Town, 2 numbers of two wheelers, Insurance deposits worth Rs.10.46 Lakh, gold & silver ornaments worth Rs.10 Lakh and other movable and immovable properties, all totalling to over Rs 1.17 Crore were unearthed during the house search.

After thorough search, inventory and further enquiry, the income, expenditure and assets of Sri Bansidhara Sethi, Junior Engineer were calculated and he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to the known sources of income to the tune of 137% of his known sources of income.

As Sri Bansidhara Sethi, JE,  RW Section-I, Digapahandi under Rural Works Division-II, Berhampur, Dist-Ganjam was found in possession of disproportionate assets, which he could not account for satisfactorily, Berhampur Vigilance P.S. Case No.20 dt.29.12.2021 was registered against Sri Bansidhara Sethi, JE and his spouse U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(b)/12 Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act-2018. In course of investigation, today i.e. on 29.12.2021, Sri Bansidhara Sethi, JE was arrested and forwarded to the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Berhampur. The Hon’ble Court has remanded him to judicial custody till 11.01.2022.

Investigation of the case is in progress.

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