Bhadrak: The Vigilance department on Tuesday detained a police official with unaccounted cash worth over Rs 70,000 from his possession here in the district.
The accused official was identified as Amit Kumar Biswal, the IIC of Bhandaripokhari police station.
According to reports, a special team of Vigilance intercepted the police IIC near Sheragad toll gate while he was travelling to Baripada.
During the search, the Vigilance sleuths recovered Rs 73,500 cash from his possession.
Later, the Vigilance team conducted raids at Biswal’s residences in Bhandaripokhari in Bhadrak district and Bhanjapur near Baripada.