SAMBALPUR: Vigilance sleuths on Thursday raided various establishments of Additional District Magistrate (ADM) of Ganjam Biswanath Sahu and unearthed properties disproportionate to his known sources of income.
During the raid, costly household articles, electronics/electrical gadgets, gold and silver ornaments, car, two-wheelers worth `12.9 lakh were seized. Deposits in banks and investment in insurance companies to the tune of `6.4 lakh were also found.
Sahu’s immovable assets included one double-storey building in Bargarh town worth `35 lakh, one apartment at Badriprasad Enclave, Bargarh worth `6.3 lakh and two plots in the town and one in Barpali worth `1.9 lakh. The raid was continuing till the report was filed.
Vigilance sleuths also conducted raids on his official quarters at Chhatrapur in Ganjam district, office at Chhatrapur, residential house of late Narasingh Sahu in the occupation of Rabindranath Sahu in Grinejel village in Bargarh district and residential house of Laxman Pradhan, father-in-law of Biswanath Sahu, at Jagannath Nagar, Barpali in Bargarh district.