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Odisha forest department officer found to have assests worth crores

Unearthed assets worth Rs 2.65 crore was recovered during a raid on Angul Divisional Manager of Odisha Forest Development Corporation Limited (OFDC).

Bhubaneswar Division Vigilance conducted simultaneous searches at the divisional manager Maheswar Pradhan’s flat at Patia area, two-storey building in Jagamara here, two-storey building at Laxminarayanpur under Pipili police limits, IOCL fuel station at Pallahara, single-storey building at Kansar in Angul and his office chamber in Angul.

Vigilance officers on Monday unearthed assets worth Rs 2.65 crore during a raid on Angul Divisional Manager of Odisha Forest Development Corporation Limited (OFDC).

The sleuths of the Bhubaneswar Division Vigilance conducted simultaneous searches at the divisional manager Maheswar Pradhan’s flat at Patia area, two-storey building in Jagamara, two-storey building at Laxminarayanpur under Pipili police limits, IOCL fuel station at Pallahara, single-storey building at Kansar in Angul and in his office chamber in Angul.

During the simultaneous searches, Pradhan and his family members were found in possession of assets amounting to over Rs 2.65 crore, including over Rs 1.26 crore deposits in different banks, post offices and financial institutions,” a Vigilance officer said.

The estimated market value of two-storey buildings in Jagamara and Laxminarayanpur is Rs 56.49 lakh, while the fuel station is valued at about Rs 36.11 lakh.

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