Bhubaneswar: Odisha Vigilance today arrested Rayagada Excise Superintendent Nina Beura on charges of possessing unaccounted cash of Rs 6 lakh.
The Excise official was caught with unaccounted cash near Khordha while she was travelling in a car from Rayagada to Bhubaneswar on Friday.
After she failed to give details about possession of huge cash with her, Vigilance sleuths arrested her today.
Meanwhile, Vigilance approached her husband Nihar Ranjan Das, who is posted as the IIC of Mahanga Police Station in Kendrapara district, in connection with illegal cash seizure.
However, he was found missing from his residence when the Vigilance officials reached Mahanga for raid. As he was unavailable for contact, he was asked to appear at the Vigilance office in Bhubaneswar.
Moreover, the anti-corruption agency has conducted raids at residences of Nina Beura and her relatives following seizure of unaccounted cash from the excise official.