Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance today arrested Binod Bihari Nayak, IIC, Bangomunda Police Station in Balangir district after seizure of Rs 5.86 lakh from his possession during raid.
The anti-corruption agency had yesterday intercepted Nayak near Bargarh toll gate and recovered Rs 2,06,220, suspected to be ill-gotten money, from him, which he couldn’t account for satisfactorily.
Vigilance officials then launched simultaneous house searches at four properties of the police official located in Balangir, Sambalpur and Deogarh districts.
During the searches, Rs 3.8 lakh in cash was recovered from the official residence of the IIC at Bangomunda.
Further investigation by the Vigilance was underway.