Nabarangpur: Acting on an allegation of disproportionate assets, Vigilance officers on Wednesday conducted simultaneous searches in the houses of a Pharmacist at Kadobhatta village in Raighar block of Nabarangpur district.
The accused, Balaram Behera has been posted at Hatabharandi Community Health Centre in the district. He has been staying with his family in a multi-storeyed residential building at Kadobhatta and has given at least 14 houses to others on rent in the same village.
Behera has two houses in Raighar. As many as 35 officers of Vigilance Department are conducting raids in both the houses of Behera there.
As the raids are underway, Balaram Behera’s total assets are yet to be ascertained.