‘Crorepati’ clerk arrested on DA charge in Odisha capital

Bhubaneswar: A ‘Crorepati’ clerk was arrested by the Vigilance in Bhubaneswar on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income.

Udayanath Jena, Senior Clerk at Office of Sub- Collector, Bhubaneswar, was apprehended today following raids on his houses in different places yesterday.

Source said that official’s wife had cooperated him for corruption.

Yesterday, a team of officials of Bhubaneswar Vigilance Division had conducted raids on Jena’s residential house at Ebarang in Sundarpada area in Bhubaneswar, his native place at Endulapur, Rajnagar, Kendrapara, and his office room in the office of Sub Collector, Bhubaneswar.

The sleuths had traced the properties valued at Rs 1.77 crore during the raids.


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