Jharsuguda : Vigilance officials arrested Brajrajnagr EO Dilip Patel on charges of disproportionate assets on Thursday.

The Vigilance Officers of Sambalpur Division searched the residences and office of Dillip Kumar Patel, Executive Officer, Brajarajnagar Municipality in Jharsuguda district. The search was conducted simultaneously in his government quarters at Jharsuguda, a double-storey building at his native village Belmunda, double-storey building at Debadihi, petrol pump of a relative at Samasingha, house of a relative at Kadobahal and office room at Brajarajnagar.

Following the search, Patel was found in possession of assets worth Rs. 3,35,82,641. As Patel could not account for the properties satisfactorily, a case was registered and he was arrested and forwarded to court.