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Odisha Vigilance raids house of crorepati headmaster

Rourkela: Vigilance sleuths on Tuesday conducted simultaneous raids on the residences of a headmaster of a state government run primary school in Sundergarh district.
The anti corruption officials raided houses of Ramlal Tanti, the headmaster of Jalangbira Project Upper Primary School, on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Acting on a tipoff, five teams of the anti-corruption officials conducted searches at two houses of the teacher at Raibaga road along with his office and in-law house.
The sleuths unearthed assets worth over a crore during the raids. However the exact amount of disproportionate property will be known only after the searches are over, informed a Vigilance official.

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