Bhubanesear: Cracking whip on the arrested gangster Tito’s ill-gotten wealth, the Special Task Force (STF) wing of Odisha Crime Branch has initiated the process for the freezing of bank accounts of the criminal and his close relatives.
The arrested gangster who was heading a well-orchestrated crime syndicate is having 50 accounts in his name, his spouse and close relatives. These accounts have been traced operational in 34 banks both in nationalized and private sectors, said STF officials.
The tehsildars of of Kendrapara, Dharmasala, Balichandrapur, Garadpur, Pattamundai, Marsaghai and Mahakalapada tehsils have also come under STF scanner as the gangster was almost in cent percent control of sand mining activities in Kendrapara and parts of neighbouring Jajpur districts. As the sand leasing right of riverbed is executed by tehsildars, they have been summoned and have been asked to explain the propriety of sand mining awarded to Tito, said STF officials.
The inspector general of registration, Cuttack and Director General of E-governance has also been directed to furnish documents related to landed property purchase by the gangster and his relatives.
The global tender of Rs 110 crore worth mother and childcare hospital in Kendrapara and the alleged tender-fixing of the project has come under STF scanner with summons for personal appearance being issued to Deputy General Manager, Engineering Projects India limited.
The gangster’s Rs 1.10 crore land deal in Kolkata is also being scanned by the STF sleuths.