ED files chargesheet against former Dhenkanal RTO
Dhekanal: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said it has filed a chargesheet against former Regional Transport Officer (RTO) of Dhenkanal Basanta Kumar Behera at Bhubaneswar Special Court in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
The cognizance of the chargesheet was taken by the court, informed the ED on Friday.
The ED had initiated the investigation in the matter on the basis of an FIR of Cuttack Police under Section 13(2) read with Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, and Section 34 of Indian Penal Code, for possession of disproportionate assets worth of Rs 2.97 crore.
As per the investigation conducted under the provisions of PMLA, the ED found that Behera generated huge amount of money and acquired various properties disproportionate to his known sources of income, by misusing his official position.
Later, assets worth Rs 52.24 lakh belonging to the accused were attached.`
(With agency input)