Crorepati OSAP Sepoy Arrested By Vigilance

Bhubaneswar: Sepoy of Odisha State Armed Police Sahadev Parida was arrested by the Vigilance on Wednesday in a disproportionate assets case.

Parida, a Sepoy with the 6th Battalion of OSAP posted at Cuttack was found in possession of assets worth Rs 1.38 crore which were disproportionate to his known sources of income, the Vigilance said.

Cuttack Vigilance has registered a case under relevant Sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and forwarded Parida to the Court of Special Judge Vigilance which remanded him in judicial custody.

In this connection, the Vigilance conducted raids at five locations on Tuesday and detected assets to the tune of Rs 1.38 crore owned by Parida and his family members, which was 233 per cent of his known sources of income.