Crorepati assistant teacher in Vig net

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Nabarangpur: Vigilance sleuths on Wednesday conducted simultaneous raids on the property of a recently-retired assistant teacher of Mundagada project upper primary school and unearthed assets worth Rs 5.5 crore.

The accused has been identified as Subrat Kumar Choudhury, who worked as an assistant teacher at the upper primary school in Kosagumuda block of Nabarangpur district. The teacher had been working in the school since 2005 and took voluntary retirement from service in June, 2019.

Acting on the allegation against him, a team of the anti-corruption wing on Wednesday carried out simultaneous raids at his residence and other properties.

Following this, Vigilance sleuths seized the properties of the school teacher including his four-storied building at Patel Sahi, 23 different plots in the district, one double-storied building at Nuabanda sahi and two double-storied buildings at Rangamatiguda. Vigilance officials have also seized his double storied building at R K colony, a car and other valuables.

The raids were conducted following allegation against the accused teacher for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

While an investigation into the case is underway, Subrat has stated that the properties have been acquired out of his wife’s income.

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