Vigilance Arrests ‘Crorepati’ Clerk In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance on Wednesday arrested the Senior Clerk working in the office of Executive Engineer, Division-I, Bhubaneswar, on charges of acquisition of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 5 crore.

Reportedly, based on an allegation of acquisition of disproportionate assets by the accused Senior Clerk Asit Kumar Nayak, vigilance sleuths had conducted raids at six places associated with him on Tuesday.

Simultaneous raids were conducted at his triple-storied residential building at Dumduma in Bhubaneswar, duplex at Jatni in Khordha, duplex at Berhampur, flat at Berhampur, house at native village Kathapali, Golanthra, Berhampur, and office room at R&B Division-I, Bhubaneswar.

In course of search and inventory, Nayak was found in possession of assets worth Rs 5,23,62,100 (Rupees Five Crores Twenty-three Lakhs Sixty-two Thousand One Hundred) including one triple-storied building, two numbers of duplex, one flat, one single-storied building, four numbers of plots, one four wheeler, one motor cycle, deposits in different banks, gold & silver ornaments, cash of over 10.62 Lakhs and household articles.