Bhubaneswar, Apr 25: Vigilance sleuths on Monday launched multiple raids against Babuli Charan Padhiari, Gram Rozgar Sevak (GRS) of Kalarahanga Gram Panchayat on the charge of amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income.
According to sources, as many as 59 plots, including 58 plots in Bhubaneswar of Padhihari have been detected by the Vigilance officials.
On the strength of a ‘search warrant’ issued by Special Judge, Vigilance separate teams of the anti-corruption bureau officials comprising of 3 DSPs, 10 Inspectors and other staff took part in the house searches starting from the morning today.
Simultaneous raids were conducted at properties owned by Padhiari in Raghunathpur area including a triple-storeyed building near Mausima temple, one double-storeyed building, one asbestos house on Plot No-419. One flat in Ashirvad Plaza apartment, his native house in Raghunathpur along with office at Kalarahanga were also searched.