Keonjhar: Vigilance officers’ team had seized prompt cash of Rs 1 lakh from Bargarh DFO Saloram Marandi at Keonjhar bus stand while he was going to Jashipur in Sambalpur district on Friday morning.
Marndi while travelling in the bus was intercepted by Keonjhar Vigilance DSP on the wee hours (around 2:45 am) on Friday. On cjecking, cash of around 1 lakh was found from his bag.
According to reports, vigilance sleuths conducted simultaneous aids on the DFO’s office and official resident at Bargarh, his flat at Vivekananda Marg in Bhubaneswar, his parental house at Tiringi in Mayurbhanj distrcitcand another house at Rairangpur.
The Vigilance have detained Marandi for further interrogation.