17 August 2019
Malkangiri: Vigilance sleuths on Saturday held Civil Supply Officer (CSO) of Malkangiri, Abhimanyu Mohanty, with unaccountable cash of Rs 1,91,140.
Mohanty was under Vigilance scanner after receiving reliable information regarding collection of huge cash as illegal gratification.
While he was proceeding towards his native place Berhampur today, officers of Koraput Vigilance Division intercepted his vehicle at Boipariguda in between Malkangiri-Jeypore Road at around 12:40 PM.
During his personal search as well as search of the car, Mohanty was found in possession of the said amount including Rs 1,79,140 recovered from his hand bag and Rs 12,000 from his personal search.
However, Mohanty could not account for the amount satisfactorily. Following which raids are being conducted at his residential Government quarter at Malkangiri and at native place in Berhampur.