Reserve Police Havildar under Odisha Vigilance scanner

Keonjhar: Vigilance sleuths today raided the office and residences of Keonjhar Reserve Police Havildar Biswanath Mahanta on charges of acquisition and possession of assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Reportedly, officials of the anti-corruption wing conducted simultaneous raids at Mahanta’s office here, his ancestral house in Patana and in-laws’s house at Rengalibeda in the district. During the search, the officials verified his bank accounts, land records and several other valuable documents. Mahanta’s wife also works in the police department, sources added.

However, the exact amount of disproportionate assets that the cop has possessed will be ascertained after completion of the search drive, said an official.

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