BHUBANESWAR:Vigilance sleuths on Thursday conducted raids at different places in Bhubaneswar, Koraput and Nimapara in connection with alleged amassing of assets disproportionate to income by Assistant Engineer, GED sub-division, Koraput Swapneswar Senapati.
The raids have yielded property and assets to the tune of Rs 72.73 lakh, which is projected to go beyond Rs one crore after completion of search and evaluation, the anti-corruption wing sources said.
Acting on complaints of amassing wealth beyond legal means by Senapati, the State Vigilance conducted searches in his office and official residence at Koraput, his house in Bhubaneswar and father-in-law’s house at Damantira, Nimapara.
Along with a three-storey house at Kuha under Airfield police station, Bhubaneswar valued at Rs 40 lakh, he was found to own five plots worth Rs 5.92 lakh.
Senapati hailed from a lower middle class family and had joined Government service as a junior engineer.
He was promoted to the rank of assistant engineer in 2013 and is continuing as such.