Vigilance Arrests Junior Accountant For Corruption

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance today arrested a Junior Accountant of the Civil Supplies department in a corruption case.

On Sunday, one Tara Charan Panda, a Junior Accountant in the office of the Civil Supplies Officer (CSO) Nuapada was intercepted by a team of the anti-corruption agency on Nuapada-Bhawanipatna NH-353.

During the interception, suspected ill-gotten cash amounting to Rs 2.16 lakh was recovered from Panda, which he could not account for satisfactorily, said an official release.

In this connection, a case was registered against Panda on Sunday under section 13/2 read with 13(1)(b) of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018  in Koraput Vigilance police station.

Panda was arrested and forwarded to Special Vigilance Court in Bhawanipatna today.