Alleged disproportionate assets: ACB raids 18 officers in 75 locations in Karnataka
According to the Additional Director General, ACB, Seemant Singh, a team of 100 ACB officers accompanied with 300 staff are conducting searches at 75 locations.
BENGALURU: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday began one of its biggest operations in the State and raided 18 officers over alleged disproportionate assets (DA). According to the Additional Director General, ACB, Seemant Singh, a team of 100 ACB officers accompanied with 300 staff are conducting searches at 75 locations.
The officers against whom raids are being conducted include:
Gnanendrakumar, additional commissioner, Transport and Road Safety, Bengaluru,
Rakesh Kumar, Town Planning, Bangalore Development Authority (BDA),
Ramesh Kankatte, regional forest officer, Social Forestry, Yadgir, Basavaraj Shekar Reddy Patil, executive engineer, Kaujalagi division,
Gokak, Basava Kumar S Annigeri, sheristedar, DC office, Gadag,
Gopinath N Malagi, project manager, Nirmiti Kendra, Vijayapura,
BK Shivakumar, additional director, Industries & Commerce, Bengaluru,
Shivanand P Sharanappa Khedagi, RFO, Badami,
Manjunath, assistant commissioner, Ramanagaram,
Srinivas, general manager, Social Welfare Department, Maheshwarappa, district environmental officer, Davangere,
Krishnan, Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC), Haveri,
Chaluvaraj, inspector, Excise, Gundlupete Taluka,
Girish, assistant engineer, National Highway Subdivision,
Balakrishna HN, inspector, Vijayanagara police station, Mysuru,
Gavirangappa, assistant executive engineer (AEE), Public Works Department (PWD), Chikamagaluru,
Ashok Reddy Patil, AEE, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd, Devadurga, Raichur and Daya Sunder Raju, AEE, Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation (KPTCL), Dakshina Kannada.
The searches are on.