Odisha Vigilance Arrests Municipal Official From Hyderabad For Fund Misappropriation

OB Bureau

Cuttack: Odisha Vigilance has arrested an assistant tax collector of Dhenkanal Municipality, wanted in a case of fund misappropriation, from Hyderabad.

The Vigilance was on the lookout for the Assistant Tax Collector, Santosh Kumar Roul, for misappropriation of Rs 77,94,709 for the last 6 months. He kept shifting his locations by changing mobile SIMs.

A Vigilance team kept a close watch over the movement and activities of Roul through mobile tracking system. The team, led by a DSP, two Inspectors and an ASI succeeded in nabbing Roul from Hyderabad on October 1.

He was produced before Additional Metropolitan Magistrate-XIII, Kukatpally, Hyderabad on Monday and brought to Cuttack on transit remand for production before Special Judge, Vigilance, Cuttack. He will be forwarded to the Court on Wednesday.

OB Bureau

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