Bhubaneswar: CBI police arrested Rourkela Steel Plant Executive Director (Works) BP Verma from Rourkela this morning on charges of grafts and possession of unaccounted huge amounts of money.
The sleuths has been conducting searches houses of Verma and his relatives since he was caught red-handed taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a contractor to pass his bill yesterday.
During raids in his office room and houses on Sunday, the Central investigation agency personnel had seized Rs 20 lakh in new Rs 2000 notes. Besides, some old notes were also seized.
The sleuths were still conducing search operations in houses of Verma and his relatives as well, according to reports.