Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance today arrested Assistant Executive Engineer of General Public Health (GPH) Division – II, Bhubaneswar, Rabindra Nath Pradhan in connection with a disproportionate assets case.
The Vigilance had raided Pradhan’s office and residence on Tuesday and unearthed property to the tune of Rs 6.53 crore owned by him and his family members, the anti-corruption agency informed.
Behera could not account satisfactorily for the huge assets and was in a disproportionate assets case. In course of the investigation he was arrested and produced before the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance.
His bail application was rejected after which the court remanded Behera in judicial custody, a press note released by the Vigilance stated.