Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance today raided office and residence of Assistant Executive Engineer Rabindra Nath Pradhan of the General Public Health (GPH) Division – II in the city. As per the preliminary estimate of the anti-corruption agency, Pradhan and his family members allegedly own immovable and movable property to the tune of a whopping Rs 6.53 crore.
These assets include 48 one-BHK flats, two double storied buildings, eight landed plots in Bhubaneswar and Ganjam district, bank deposits, investment in insurance, gold and silver ornaments and cash, the Vigilance informed.
There are three registered companies – Affire Infracon, Affire Multi Service and RP Condev in the name of Pradhan’s son, as the Director. Two of the companies deal with real estate and construction and the third company deals with food processing and preservation, the anti-corruption ageny added.
“His son also has a partnership firm dealing with agricultural products. The 48 flats have been constructed by M/s Affire Infracon Pvt. Ltd. Further enquiry is in progress,” the State Vigilance Directorate informed.