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Rs 16 Lakh Seized from Sambalpur jailer

Sambalpur:4/6/17:A surprise raid on Sambalpur circle jail led to seizure of over Rs 16 lakh and mobile phones from jailer’s chamber. According to reports, Rs 16.72 lakh and 9 mobile phones were recovered from jailer Sushant Rout’s chamber.

The raids were conducted as part of a massive search operation across several jails in different parts of the state. It is suspected that Rout had nexus with some of the inmates which has now come under scanner.

Jail IG Arun Ray informed that search operation is being conducted in over 12 jails including Choudwar jail in Cuttack, Jharpada in Bhubaneswar, Keonjhar, Balasore, Berhampur and other places.

According to reports, cigarettes  and a television set has been recovered from medical cell at Choudwar circle jail. Sources said, industrialist Mahimanda Mishra, accused in the Seaways general manager murder case was lodged in the particular cell.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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