Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, Nov 19:

Vigilance officials today arrested a primary school teacher in Odisha’s Ganjam district for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.


According to sources, the anti-corruption wing sleuths arrested Dillip Kumar Acharya who works as an Assistant Teacher at Garabaganda primary school under Seragada block in Ganjam district in connection with the disproportionate assets (DA) case.

The sleuths had detected over Rs 3.70 crore assets of the headmaster in-charge of the school during the raids in the past two days.

Earlier on Thursday, simultaneous raids were conducted at three places where assets worth over Rs 3.40 crore was unearthed. On the following day, the bank lockers were searched where 1.335 kg of gold and 100 gram silver ornaments worth over Rs 30 lakh were traced.

The officials had valued the three-storied building at Brahama Nagar at Rs 1, 24, 05, 500, triple storied building at Muktipath street at Rs 15, 19, 145, one triple storied building at Gandhi Nagar at Rs 18, 75, 000, medicines worth Rs 93 lakh, household articles at Rs 15, 75, 800, deposit in different banks & Insurance policies worth Rs 63, 48, 587, cost of a car and two motorcycles at Rs 7, 83, 000, cash of Rs 10, 115, gold and silver ornaments of Rs. 2, 50, 000 excluding those found in lockers.