CBI Raids Rourkela Steel Plant Over Alleged Financial Irregularities

**Rourkela**: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted raids at Rourkela Steel Plant in the Steel City in connection with financial irregularities over procurement of raw materials.

Sources said 6 teams of the Central probe agency conducted simultaneous raids at six places including two departments and residences of two Deputy General Managers (DGMs) of the public sector company.

The investigating agency officials have searched the residences of Harekrushna Behera, DGM (Electrical) and AK Karmar, DGM (Centralized Maintenance).

It is estimated that RSP had incurred loss to a tune of Rs 1.5 crore due to the financial irregularities.

Meanwhile, the CBI also raided the supplier’s office at Bengaluru.