Chargesheet Against Former Cong Corporator

Published: 24th December 2015 05:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th December 2015 05:48 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The Lokayukta police have filed chargesheet against former Congress corporator Gowramma and her husband C Govindaraju before the Lokayukta Special Court in a disproportionate assets case.

The couple was found possessing Rs3.46 crore (62.60 per cent) worth disproportionate assets to the known source of income. They were charged under Sections 13(1)(E), 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act, read with Section 120(B) of IPC, according to Lokayukta police.

Gowramma was former corportor of Ajaz Nagar Ward. She earned an income of Rs5.54 crore and incurred expenditure of Rs3.89 crore. She acquired properties worth Rs5.11 crore between April 5, 2010 and November 9, 2012, the period under scrutiny. The chargesheet revealed that Gowramma owned two cars - Ritz and Swift. Her husband owned a Maruti Swift.

This apart, the couple were found possessing gold worth Rs88.77 lakh and silver worth Rs11.97 lakh. Gowramma has three savings bank accounts whereas her husband has five accounts.

They also own buildings and land worth Rs83 lakh in Nanjamba Agrahara in Chamarajpet, Azad Nagar, Kambipura and Kenchanapura villages near Kengeri, Gorinabele and Manchenahalli villages in Nelamangala taluk and Machohalli in Magadi taluk.


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