Bhubaneswar, September 18: CBI officers on Friday raided the official residence of BJD leader and former Minister Debi Prasad Mishra in connection with Seashore chit fund scam.
As per reports, a team of the Central investigating agency sleuths raided the residence of the Badamba-Narsinghpur MLA in Unit-1 area here. Simultaneous raids are also being conducted in seven other places in connection with the scam.
Earlier, the CBI sleuths grilled Dillip Mishra and Prafulla Singh, two close associates of Mishra in connecting with the scam.
It was alleged that Seashore Group had bagged several projects from different departments of the State Government. One of the projects was from the Tourism Department of which Debi Mishra was the Minister in 2008-09.