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IPS officer Joydeep Nayak arrested

The officer is accused of bungling of huge amount in the name of training SC/ST students

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jun 23 2016 1:32PM | Updated Date: Jun 23 2016 1:32PM

IPS officer Joydeep Nayak arrested
Misfortunes have knocked Joydeep Nayak’s, IPS doors as Odisha Anti-Corruption Branch has registered a case against him regarding misappropriation of Rs 88 lakhs. 
 
 
Joydeep is not the only one arrested in the case as an additional SP and four others are also arrested in the same case. 
 
 
The six are accused of bungling of the said amount in the name of training SC/ST students.  
 
 
Joydeep Nayak was the IG of the state of Odisha’s SC/ST Protection Cell and Human Rights Protection Cell till December 2015 and was on deputation in the state.   
 
 
According to Vigilance officials, the SC/ST department of the state got a proposal from Nayak regarding the sanction of funds to promote computer literacy among the SC/ST students in the coastal areas of the state. The proposal got the approval of the department on December 9 and the funds of Rs 88 Lakhs were released and were credited to the account of Nayak.