VISAKHAPATNAM: Central wing of Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the houses and properties of superintending engineer (SE) of Andhra Pradesh Education Welfare and Infrastructure Development Corporation (APEWIDC) at Kirlampudi layout here and a few other areas in the city. SE Karri Bhaskara Rao was arrested for amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income here on Wednesday.
According to sources, four teams of Central Investigation Unit (CIU) of the ACB raided Bhaskara Rao’s apartment at Kirlampudi area and two more flats in the same apartment complex belonging to his sister and his friend.
The office of the tainted officer was also raided at MVP Colony. As per the ACB, the seized documents and other valuables worth Rs 1.64 crore have market value of around Rs 20 crore. The seized property includes two flats at Kirlampudi layout, one housing plot at Rajahmundry, three more plots in Visakhapatnam, two four-wheelers, two motorbikes, Rs 3 lakh cash, around 1.2 kg gold and household articles worth Rs 10 lakh.
It was learnt that Bhaskar Rao joined the service about 30 years ago and was posted in the SC Corporation.
After various stints, he was posted in the department. The corrupt officer will be produced before the ACB Special Court on Thursday.