Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 17:
Vigilance sleuths today arrested Mining Officer Prafulla Kumar Sethy posted in Odisha’s Phulbani in connection with a disproportionate assets (DA) case.
Sethy was yesterday detained following simultaneous raids at nine places across the state. The raided locations include Sethy’s Phulbani office, ancestral home and his houses located in GGP colony and Sabarsahi of Bhubaneswar.
The officials today opened a bank locker where gold biscuits of 447 gm, jewellery and Rs 5 lakh cash were found, sources said.
Earlier yesterday during the raids conducted by multiple teams of the Bhubaneswar Division of Vigilance, the officials of the anti-corruption wing unearthed properties worth over Rs 2.60 crore from his possession.
Besides, Sethy was in possession of two plots in Cuttack, four flats and a house in Bhubaneswar, two houses in Teladiha, a plot and a market complex in Nischintakoili.