Bargarh: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday raided houses and properties of an Assistant Engineer of the Irrigation department in Bargarh on charges of amassing disproportionate assets.
The accused officer has been identified as Tankadhar Meher.
Acting on the allegation against the engineer, a team of the anti-corruption wing carried out simultaneous raids at five places including Meher’s office and residence in Bargarh, government quarter in Dam Colony, his in-laws’ house in Bolangir and his parental residence in Padmapur.
Sources said verification of several documents and papers relating to the incident are being carried out.
The raids were conducted following allegation against the accused officer of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.