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Tainted IAS officer sent to jail  

Arrested IAS officer Partha Sarathi Mishra was produced before the Special Vigilance Court here on Thursday after completion of his two-day remand period. Mishra was sent to Choudwar Circle Jail within an hour after his court production.

Published: 24th February 2017 01:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2017 06:20 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CUTTACK: Arrested IAS officer Partha Sarathi Mishra was produced before the Special Vigilance Court here on Thursday after completion of his two-day remand period. Mishra was sent to Choudwar Circle Jail within an hour after his court production.


The court had on Monday allowed the Vigilance to take Mishra on a two-day remand. It had earlier rejected the bail plea of the IAS officer following which the State Government suspended him.


During the remand period, Mishra was taken to his house at Bajrakabati Road for further investigation and during interrogation, it was revealed that Mishra had a flat at Mumbai in the name of his mother. The Vigilance has sought another five-day remand of the IAS officer.


Mishra was arrested on charges of amassing disproportionate assets. He was apprehended by Vigilance sleuths near his office in the City while carrying huge amount of cash in his car on February 16.


Preliminary investigation and raids conducted at the residence and office of Mishra revealed that the bureaucrat amassed assets worth over `5 crore.



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