Regional Transport Officer in vigilance net

Personnel of the vigilance wing of the State police on Thursday found huge properties disproportionate to known sources of income from a senior officer of the Orissa Administrative Service.

Vigilance sleuths conducted raids on the houses of Manoj Kumar Mohanty, who was posted as Regional Transport Officer at Bolangir, and caught hold of documents hinting at possession of properties.

During the search operation, immovable assets like one three-storeyed building at Satabdinagar, Bhubaneswar, and one homestead plot at Rajarani Mouza, Bhubaneswar, worth Rs. 38.70 lakhs, were was detected, said vigilance sleuths here on Thursday.

Costly household articles such as vehicles and gold ornaments were also detected from his house.

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