Vigilance Raids On ARCS In Disproportionate Assets Case In Puri
Puri: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted raids on the properties of an assistant registrar of cooperative societies (ARCS) in the district.
The Vigilance officials carried out the raids following allegation that ARCS Rajkishore Parida had accumulated assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Simultaneous searches were being conducted by six teams of Odisha Vigilance led by five DSPs, seven Inspectors and other staff.
The teams conducted raids at six places including Parida’s residential house at Gopinathpur, residential house at Brhamagiri, paternal house at Brahmagiri and cement brick factory in Puri. They also conducted raid on the places of his elder son Rajat Kumar Parida at Athagarh in Cuttack and Baripada in Mayurbhanj.
The Vigilance conducted the raids on the strength of search warrants issued by the Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhubaneshwar. The raids were going on till the report was filed.