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Raids yield ‘Rs 38 lakh in cash’ from Odisha official

Based on a warrant, 10 teams of vigilance officials raided Pratap Kumar Samal's residence in Bhubaneswar and his village in Bhadrak district
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Our Correspondent   |   Bhubaneswar   |   Published 10.11.21, 03:01 AM

Odisha vigilance officials have claimed that they have stumbled upon properties worth Rs 6 crore when they raided the house of a deputy manager of the Odisha Police Housing and Welfare Corporation on Tuesday.

The vigilance sleuths seized Rs 38 lakh cash from his house in Bhubaneswar.

Following an alleged tip-off about huge properties disproportionate to his known sources of income by deputy manager Pratap Kumar Samal, vigilance officials approached the court for getting a warrant to conduct raids.

Based on a warrant, 10 teams of vigilance officials raided his residence in Bhubaneswar and his village in Bhadrak district.

So far, the vigilance has  claimed to have unearthed 25 immovable properties, including five plots and one building at his village Basudevpur in Bhadrak, 17 plots and two buildings in Bhubaneswar and Khura.



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