Bhubaneswar: After 40 days of search, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Odisha police finally arrested fraudster super class contractor Bunty Agrawala from Haryana on Monday. Agrawala had deposited huge amounts of false Term Deposit Receipt (TDR) and achieved contracts of various Government projects in five districts.
Reports said the SIT produced Agrawala in a local court in Haryana and is bringing him on a transit remand to Nuapada now.
As many as 19 false TDR deposit cases has been pending at various police stations in four districts-Nabarangpur, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Bolangir and Bargarh-against him.
The police have also arrested Bunty’s wife and father in connection with the case, said Nuapada SP Smit Parmar. Four of the 19 cases are been handed over to the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Odisha Police, according to IG RK Sharma.
Five years back, Bunty was working as a ‘Munci’ with a super class contract with a monthly salary of Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,000. But he became a super class contractor by depositing false TDRs and getting work orders for projects from the Rural Development, Works Department and the National Highway. He had undertaken projects worth Rs 200 crore, according to reports.


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