Berhampur, Sept 18 (LocalWire): The vigilance sleuths raided five properties owned by a junior clerk of MKCG Medical College and Hospital, here, including his houses and office on Tuesday and found properties worth over Rs 1.67 crores.
The anti-corruption wing raided five places simultaneously, including the accused Ajit Kumar Sahu’s houses and office to unearth his alleged possession of disproportionate assets.
The properties are in the name of Sahu and his wife Kuni Sahu and include a duplex building at Ambapua (Rs 22 lakhs), a three-storied-building at Gajapati Nagar (Rs 61.87 lakhs), a renovated building at Lanjipalli (Rs 12.50 lakhs) and eight homestead plots in Berhampur town (Rs 41.31 lakh).
During the search vigilance officials also found household articles valued at over Rs 5.08 lakhs, gold ornaments in possession and mortgaged in banks (Rs 2.85 lakhs) and insurance premium (Rs 9.75 lakhs).
A car worth Rs 6.91 lakh was found in the name of his wife and two motorbikes (Rs 2.77 lakh).
Vigilance sleuths also found Rs 1.95 lakh in cash from the accused, vigilance SP (Berhampur), Mayadhar Swain said.
Sahu had a medicine business in the name of his wife.
He also had a business in the name of his sons but both closed a year ago due to loss, he said.
Sahu joined the medical college and hospital as an attendant and was then promoted as a junior clerk in 1999, he said.
‘We are verifying their assets and the earnings,’ said the SP.