Berhampur: Vigilance officials today arrested a Hindi teacher on charges of possessing assets disproportionate to known sources of his income.
Bhubanananda Sahu, the Hindi teacher of Joshoda High School at Jhadankuli under Rangeilunda Block in Ganjam district, was arrested following simultaneous raids at his houses at 10 different locations in Berhampur, Bhubaneswar and Puri town yesterday.
During the raids, the Vigilance officials of Berhampur division detected the properties worth over Rs 5 crore, informed Berhampur Vigilance SP Anil Patra today.
The simultaneous searches were conducted at the teacher’s residential house at Baikunthanagar in Berhampur, another house at Baikunthanagar, a four-storey building at Brahmanagar in Berhampur, one shop at Nimakhandi in Berhampur, a rented house at Kalpana Square in Bhubaneswar, one 3BHK flat at Sundarpada in Bhubaneswar, one 1BHK flat at Puri Town, office at Jashoda High School, a house at native place Chikiti in Ganjam district and one private school run by his family members near Chikiti.
His total movable and immovable assets were calculated after raids.