Bhubaneswar 9th June 2017 (By Debabrat Mohanty)- On the allegation of possession of disproportionate assets by Shri Saroj Kumar Satapathy, Executive Engineer, RWS&S, Jagatsinghpur, his (1) Double storied building at Kasoti Mauza, Kendrapara, (2) Flat No.301 at Harihar Enclave, Goutam Nagar, Bhubaneswar, (3) single storied building at Prachi Vihar, Gadha Gopinath Prasad, Bhubaneswar, (4) single storied building at Sector-10, CDA, Cuttack, (5) Office chamber, (6) residence at Jagatsinghpur, (7) Paternal house at Naraharipur, Kendrapara and (8) another paternal house at Hazaribagicha, Kendrapara Town were searched simultaneously on 09.06.2017 on the strength of Search warrants issued by the Hon’ble Special Judge, Vigilance, Cuttack.During course of search, the following movable and immovable assets have been found from the possession of Shri Satapathy and his family members.
|1.||Cost of Flat No. 301 at Harihar Enclave, Goutam Nagar, BBSR in the name of his wife.||Rs.||20,00,000/-|
|2.||Cost of one single storied building at Prachi Vihar, Polasuni, BBSR in the name of Sri Satpathy.||Rs.||15,00,000/-|
|3.||Cost of one building at Sector-10, CDA, Cuttack in the name of Sri Satpathy.||Rs.||17,05,000/-
|4.||Cost of one building at Hazaribagichha, Kendrapara Town in the joint names of his wife and brother Sri Sanjay Kumar Satpathy.||Rs.||7,13,000/-|
|5.||Cost of two plots in the names of Saroj Kumar Satapathy and his wife at Kapileswar, Naraharipur under Kendrapara Tahasil and Puruba Sasan, Pipili.||Rs.||10,50,000/-|
|6.||Gold ornaments – 190 grams||Rs.||5,70,000/-|
|7.||Silver ornaments – 80 grams||Rs.||2,400/-|
|8.||I-10 Hyundai Car, one Active and one Scooty Pep in the name of S.O and his family members.||Rs.||6,60,000/-|
|11.||House hold articles||Rs.||10,00,000/-|
The total assets of Shri Saroj Kumar Satapathy has been calculated as Rs. 1,00,09,281/- so far. The enquiry is going on.
Asst. Engineer arrested on graft charge.
Sri Sanatan Nayak, Asst. Engineer, R&B Section, Gandibed under Soro Sub-Division, Balasore has been trapped for demanding and accepting illegal gratification of Rs.70,000/- from the Complt. Sri Priyabrata Behera, Village Sadha, P.S-Sosa, Dist. Keonjhar, Sub-Contractor to release the arrear bill towards construction of road from Bhadrak Ranital to Kupari. The gist of the case is that Sri Prafulla Kuamr Mohapatra, Spl. Class Contractor was issued with work order by the Executive Engineer, Keonjhar R&B Divn. for repairing of road from Bhadrak Ranital to Kupari with an estimated cost of Rs.7,93,00,000/-. Due to some problem, Sri Mohapatra sub-let the contract work in favour of the complt. and some other contractors. Sri Behera, Sub-Contractor completed the work and requested Sri Nayak for final payment. On this, Sri Nayak demanded Rs.70,000/- and directed him to make the payment on 09.06.2017 afternoon at Hotel Gayatri, Unit-IV, Bhubaneswar. Finding no other option, he reported the matter to S.P, Vigilance, Bubaneswar for initiation of action. Accordingly, a trap was laid on 09.06.2017 at about 05.00 P.Ṃ. The accused Sri Nayak was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe money of Rs.70,000/- from the Complt. at Hotel Gayatri. The bribe money has been recovered from his possession. The accused has been arrested and will be forwarded to the Court. The residential house of the accused situated at Baripada is being searched.