Anti-Corruption Bureau raid unearths properties worth crores

The recent raids by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have unearthed properties worth crores of rupees owned by six officials.

Published: 13th April 2018 07:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2018 07:12 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The recent raids by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have unearthed properties worth crores of rupees owned by six officials. The investigation into all the six disproportionate cases are continuing and continued and efforts are on to find out the sources of income, the ACB said.

According to a statement issued by the ACB, the search revealed that Ravishankar, junior engineer of Kundapura Taluk Panchayat, owned three houses, four sites, 1.13 kg gold, 1.74 kg silver, and Rs 18.79 lakh in cash. The search further revealed that he owned a Maruti Swift car, a two-wheeler, two iPhones and household items worth Rs 2 lakh.

In Benglauru, revenue inspector G M Shivakumar of Ward no.198 (Hemmigepura), BBMP, owns two residential complexes in Vajarahalli in Bengaluru South, four sites, 880 g gold, 4.18 kg silver, a Toyota Crysta car, two Maruti Alto cars, a two-wheeler, Rs 4.23 lakh in cash, LIC policies worth Rs 2 lakh, and household articles worth Rs 16.69 lakh.

A T Nagaraj, Madralli Panchayat Development Officer in Jagalur taluk of Davangere district, owned 33.21 acres of land in various survey numbers in Venkatapura, 586 g gold, 250 g silver, two cars, four two-wheelers, two mobile phones, and household articles worth Rs 3 lakh.

In Mysuru, T S Krishnegowda, water inspector of Vani Vilas Water Works, owned two houses, a site, 20 guntas of land in Thippur village, 532 g gold, 750 g silver, a Santro car, three two-wheelers, and Rs 1 lakh in cash.

In Hubballi, assistant executive engineer Mallikarjuna N Savanoor, KPTCL, owned a residential house, four flats, six acres of land, 300 g gold, 432 g silver, a two-wheeler, and six mobile phones.
Assistant Conservator of Forests Parshwanath Varur, Dharwad, was found with Rs 13.50 lakh deposit in bank accounts, Rs  66,000 cash in hand, a residence in Shastrinagar, five flats, 1.20 acres of land each in Chebbi and Marakatti villages, 377 g gold, 2.29 kg silver, a Maruti Alto car, and a two-wheeler.

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