Vigilance Raids Property Of Bhubaneswar-Based Anganwadi Worker, Trace Assets Worth Rs 4 Cr

Bhubaneswar: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday unearthed assets worth Rs 4 crore during raids in a disproportionate assets case0 against an Anganwadi Worker.

The anti-corruption agency officials carried out raids at property owned by the Anganwadi worker Kabita Mathan working at Koradakanta Anganwadi centre in Bhubaneswar.

According to the Vigilance, searches were conducted at six locations in Khurda, Kendrapada, and Jagatsinghpur districts by as many teams comprising 10 DSPs and five Inspectors.

During the raids, the sleuths unearthed four buildings, 14 plots, a four wheeler, 3 two wheelers, insurance deposits, gold ornaments, and other movable and immovable property reportedly owned by Mathan and her family members, the Vigilance stated.

Among the assets, 10 plots and all the four buildings are located in and around Bhubaneswar, while the rest were traced at Talakusuma, Jagatsinghpur and Balianta, in Khurda district.

“Further searches are continuing. So far, assets worth more than Rs 4 crore have been detected. A case has been registered in this connection,” the Vigilance stated.