Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Aug 9:

Vigilance sleuths today raided the residence of a doctor couple working with government-run Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) in Odisha’s Cuttack on allegations of amassing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.


According to reports, the sleuths conducted raids on the residence of Dr Surendranath Senapati and Diptirani Samanta in an alleged disproportionate assets case.

While Senapati is a Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Samanta is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Medical Oncology.

According to sources, the anti-corruption wing officials detected assets of around Rs 3.6 crore in their possession. The immovable assets include 12 plots in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Pune. The sleuths detected 1250 gm gold and diamond jewellery, Rs 14.42 lakh cash and and bank deposits of Rs 34.51 lakh, market investments of Rs 23.59 lakh and fixed deposits of Rs 9.80 lakh.

It is alleged the duo prescribed anti-cancer drug manufactured by a company which was available at a particular outlet.

Based on this, raids were conducted on a pharma company and a pharmacy shop, sources added.