Commercial Tax clerk in Odisha vigilance net, huge cash seized

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rourkela, June 2:

Vigilance sleuths today conducted simultaneous raids at six places including residence of senior clerk of Commercial Tax Department Jagannath Prasad Das at Rourkela city of Odisha.

The officials seized Rs 80 lakh cash, paper of Rs 5 lakh saving bank deposit and assets disproportionate to known source of his income.

According to reports, Vigilance officials conducted raids at six places including his ancestral house in Patamundai area in Kendrapara district, government residence in the Commercial Tax Colony in the city, his father-in-laws house, uncle’s house and an under construction building.

The sleuths seized Rs 80 lakh cash with a car worth around Rs 6 lakh, a bullet bike, ornaments worth Rs 50,000 and paper of Rs 5 lakh bank deposit during the raid till the filing of the report.

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