Odisha: Crorepati govt school teacher arrested by Vigilance

Paralakhemundi: Odisha Vigilance officials yesterday arrested Dusmant Nayak, Assistant Teacher, Government Upper Primary School, S. Routapur under Gosani block of Gajapati district for allegedly possessing assets worth Rs 3.27 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Officers of the anti-corruption agency had raided multiple places belonging to Nayak and detected properties worth Rs 4.03 crore including three triple-storied buildings, five double-storied buildings, eight plots, deposits in different banks, investment in LIC policies, gold and silver ornaments, cash and household articles.

After search, inventory and further inquiry, the income, expenditure and assets of Nayak were calculated and he was found in possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income to the tune of Rs 3,27,25,448, which he could not account for satisfactorily.

He was arrested and forwarded to the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Berhampur. The court has remanded him to judicial custody till December 23.

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