The Vigilance police on Thursday arrested former BJD MLA Anam Naik on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
As per reports, officials of the Vigilance Jeypore unit arrested the former Bhawanipatna MLA.
On January 17, the anti-graft agency officials had conducted simultaneous raids at Naik’s residence and a hotel in Madanpur Rampur in Kalahandi district.
They also conducted search in a lodge in M Rampur and liquor shop owned by the former MLA’s wife. They seized several land documents during the raid.
Sources said the Vigilance has traced assets of more than Rs 3 crore in Naik and his family members’ name. Naik was an MLA of the BJD from 2014 to 2019.