Odisha government

Another official sent on compulsory retirement in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday ordered compulsory retirement to yet another officer for alleged involvement in corruption.

Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra, an Odisha Forest Service official, was sent on compulsory retirement on charges of amassing disproportionate assets following a vigilance investigation.

Earlier, four other officials were given forceful retirement on similar ground.

Mishra was posted as Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Athagarh, in 2016. He was found to be involved in acquiring assets to the tune of more than Rs 5.5 crore.

During his house search in 2016, more than one crore of cash was seized from his possession. He had deposited Rs 3.46 crore in bank accounts, shares etc.