Odisha: Factories & Boilers Deputy Director Arrested In DA Case

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Friday arrested Deputy Director of Factories and Boilers Directorate, Ramesh Chandra Behera for allegedly amassing assets worth crores of rupees disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The arrest came a day after his house at Ghatikia in Bhubaneswar and his parental house at Korei in Jajpur district and that of his father-in-law’s house at Pilgrim Road in Cuttack were raided by officials of Vigilance Bhubaneswar Division.

Besides, searches were conducted at his office room in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack and a house in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu. He also owns a plot at CDA in Cuttack.

The anti-graft officials also seized lakhs of cash, some incriminating documents and gold ornaments during the raids, sources said.

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