Bijepur BDO In Vigilance Net

Bhubaneswar: The Block Development Officer of Bijepur, Padmanava Samantaray has come under the Vigilance net. Today he was intercepted Vigilance officials at Binika in Sonepur district with a cash of Rs 3.51 lakh.

Upon inquiry, the BDO could not provide proper account of the money, the Vigilance said. He was proceeding towards Bhubaneswar from Bijepur by a hired Hyundai Venue car.

“He could not account for the cash satisfactorily. House searches have been launched at his locations at Bargarh, Puri, and Bhubaneswar,” the Vigilance stated.