Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Nov 21:
The Odisha High Court on Thursday reserved its judgment after completing hearing on the anticipatory bail pleas of then BDO Binod Bihari Das, sub-collector Anita Panda and others in the case pertaining to the scam in the appointment of RIs, additional RIs and amins in Balangir district.
The hearing was conducted in the court of Justice Sangam Kumar Sahoo. As per the court’s earlier directions, the applicants had placed their arguments before the court in written form.
Senior advocate Himanshu Mishra, advocate Asish Kumar Mishra and others represented the petitioners.
The then collector Debaraj Mishra has already been arrested by the Crime Branch in the case while a key accused has been absconding.