Odisha Vigilance Tops In Registration Of DA Cases In Country In 2022
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance has topped among all states in the country in detection and registration of disproportionate assets (DA) cases in 2022.
As per recently published Crime in India-2022 by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), total 372 DA cases were registered in the country during the year. Of those, Odisha accounted for 85 cases.
Similarly, with registration of 84 corruption cases on the allegation of criminal misconduct (misappropriation of government funds), Odisha Vigilance has bagged 3rd place in the country.
It has also secured 3rd position by filing chargesheets in 321 cases during the year. In those cases, Odisha Vigilance chargesheeted 551 accused persons for corruption, which was 3rd highest in the country.
Besides, with 90 cases ending in conviction, Odisha Vigilance ranked 3rd in the country. On the parameter of number of persons convicted in the year, Odisha Vigilance was 2nd among all Anti-Corruption Agencies of the states with 124 accused persons convicted for corruption related offences.
In taking proactive action of dismissal/removal of public servants from government service in 2022, Odisha ranked 3rd highest.
Further, for awarding major punishments to accused persons involved in Vigilance cases in the year, Odisha was 2nd highest in the country.