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Rourkela: Expediting action against corrupt government officials, Vigilance Department today conducted raids at the residences and offices of at least three officials of Lathikata block in Sundergarh district for swindling away public funds.
A special team of the anti-corruption bureau raided the residence and office of BDO Purna Chandra Bhoi, Additional Executive Engineer (AEE) and Additional Engineer (AE) Budheswar Sahoo following a financial irregularity allegation to the tune of Rs 42 lakh against them.
As per the complaint, the trio had extended favour to a particular construction agency and assigned them work order in a rural road construction project without inviting a tender in 2017.
The rural road was being set up at a project cost of Rs 1.32 crore in the Lathikata block.
The raid was underway till this story was being filed.