Boipariguda IIC dismissed from job after Odisha Vigilance unearths unaccounted cash

Bhubaneswar: Following the arrest of Boipariguda IIC Susanta Satpathy in a corruption case, the Odisha Government fired the ‘corrupt’ police official from his service, Odisha Police informed in a post on X today.

Showing zero tolerance towards corruption, Odisha DGP dismissed Susanta Satpathy, the Inspector of Police, from the service under Article 311(2)(b) of the Indian Constitution after the Vigilance seized a huge amount of cash that was disproportionate to his known sources of income.

During searches recently, the Vigilance sleuths had unearthed total Rs 37,27,000 cash (Rs 2,70,000 from his possession, Rs 1,80,000 from his Office chamber at Boipariguda Police Station in Koraput, Rs 3 lakh from his official quarter at Boipariguda, Rs 29 lakh 77 thousand from his official govt quarter at Buxi Bazar, Cuttack).

Following raids, the IIC was arrested by the Vigilance for allegedly possessing disproportionate assets.

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