Crorepati Gram Rozgar Sevak Arrested In DA Case

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance today arrested Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS) of Injana gram panchayat (formerly Kalarahanga) in Bhubaneswar Babuli Charan Padhihari on charges of possessing disproportionate assets (DA) to his known source of income.

According to a press release issued by the Vigilance, searches were conducted on properties of Padhihari and he was found in possession of disproportionate assets which include 59 plots in prime areas of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Accused Padhihari could not account for those properties satisfactorily.

The anti-corruption agency has registered a case against Padhihari and his spouse under sections 13(2) read with 13 (1)(b)/12 Prevention of Corruption Act-1988 as amended by Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act-2018.

In course of the investigation, Padhihari has been arrested and was forwarded to the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Bhubaneswar, the press release added.