Vigilance sleuths in
Odisha on Saturday arrested an assistant audit officer in the
ST and SC Development Department on charge of illegally
collecting cash during audit.
The officer was intercepted near a petrol pump at
Jeypore in Koraput district.
"During a search, he was found in possession of cash
of Rs 7,29,000, which he could not satisfactorily account
for," a vigilance official said.
A case has been registered against him for criminal
misconduct and possession of unaccounted for cash.
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