Odisha: Govt official, wife sentenced to two years in jail in corruption case

Updated: Oct 1 2023 5:10PM

Berhampur/ Bhubaneswar, Oct 1 (PTI) A government official and his wife were sentenced to two years in jail by a court in Odisha in a 14-year-old corruption case.

The special vigilance court sentenced N Prakash Patra and his wife N Santoshini Patra to two years in jail after convicting them in the corruption case.

It was alleged that the couple amassed assets worth Rs 12.19 lakh when Prakash was posted as a junior clerk at the Patrapur community health center in Ganjam district about 14 years ago. He is at present posted at the Patrapur Sub-Divisional Hospital.