Bhawanipatna: The Vigilance officials on Wednesday intercepted Sub-Inspector of Golamunda police station Ugrasen Patel near Golamunda bus stand and Rs 2 lakh was recovered from his possession.
The Vigilance had been keeping a close watch on his activities after allegations of illegal gratification were made different sources. on Wednesday, the SI was on his way to Golamunda police station on his two-wheeler when the anti-corruption sleuths intercepted him.
The Rs 2 lakh he was carrying is suspected to be ill-gotten and was in his motorcycle, Vigilance officer said.
“The money has been seized. Simultaneous search of his quarter and office room at Golamunda and his house at his native village located at Balangir is continuing. As many as three teams led by DSPs are conducting the search operation,” said an official.