Bhuabaneswar: October 05: Four Government officials have to accept premature retirement for their involvement in corruption charges. Odisha Government has issued necessary orders to Dhenkanal regional transport officer Basanta Kumar Behera, Deputy Commissioner of Excise Dillip Kumar Nag, Deputy Conservator of Forests Sarat Chandra Panda and Assistant Civil Supplies Officer Ashok Kumar Majhi.
The officials were sent on compulsory retirement after corruption charges were proven against them following a Vigilance investigation.
The anti-corruption agency booked Basanta Kumar Behera for allegedly amassing assets worth Rs 3.6 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income. Nag was also arrested by the vigilance department for disproportionate assets case.
Sarat Chandra Panda was booked in a disproportionate assets case for acquiring assets in his name and in the name of his family members to the tune of more than Rs 4.5 crore.
Ashok Kumar Majhi was also booked for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.