OPHWC Dy Manager Pratap Samal in Odisha Vigilance net; Raids at houses underway

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance officials today raided multiple places in connection with allegation against Odisha Police Housing & Welfare Corporation (OPHWC) Deputy Manager Pratap Kumar Samal regarding possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Sleuths of the anti-corruption agency carried out simultaneous raids at a triple storeyed building in IRC Village, Bhubaneswar, a six storeyed building located opposite of Maa Bhagabati Temple, Biju Pattanaik College Chhak, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, a single storeyed building in Sarakantra, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar given on rent, a flat on second floor, Narendra Villa, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar, a three storeyed apartment namely Ananya Towers at Balisahi, Basudevpur, Bhadrak, temporary residence of his associate at Ananya Towers, native house of Samal at Haripur, Simulia, Balasore, house of relative at Haripur, Simulia, Balasore and office of Samal located at OPHWC, Bhubaneswar.

As many as 10 teams of Odisha Vigilance conducted the searches on the strength of search warrants issued by the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar.

Till last reports came in, the raids were underway and calculation of total value of his movable and immovable properties was yet to be completed.

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