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Tito's Crime Syndicate: Odisha Crime Branch Tightens Noose

11 July 2018


Bhubaneswar: Odisha Crime Branch (CB) which is tightening its noose against gangster turned businessman Tito, today initiated process to freeze his bank accounts (more than 50). This included the accounts of his wife Benazir and other relatives (18 persons) in total 34 banks.

The Special Task Force (STF) of the CB, investigating into Tito's crime syndicate wrote to the Tehsildars of Kendrapara, Dharmasala, Balichandrapur, Mahakalapada, Pattamundai, Garadpur and Marsaghai for furnishing information and documents related to tendering process of Balighats and moorum contracts. Tito allegedly runs a mafia network and influences allotment of contracts in his favour.

The STF has also written to the Inspector General of Registration, Cuttack and Director Odisha e-Governance Services Ltd for furnishing documents related to land property, mouza, tehsil and purchaser in the deals in which Tito is beleived to be involved.

"The Deputy General Manager of EPI, Devidutt Dash has been summoned regarding global tender of District Heaquarter Hospital of Kendrapara's mother and child care nuit, which is approximately Rs 110 crore project. Besides, Bandana Roy has been asked to furnish detailed information regarding Kolkota land deal of Rs 1.10 crore," a press statement released by the STF today stated.