Income Tax official in CBI net for amassing assets worth Rs 1.10 crore

The CBI filed an FIR against I-T Commissioner, TN and Pondicherry, Chennai, T H Vijayalakshmi and her husband, A Suresh, a former IRAS service officer and an MLA of YSR congress.

Published: 22nd September 2017 02:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2017 08:03 AM   |  A+A-

CBI main office (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (Anti-Corruption Branch) has filed an FIR against Income Tax Commissioner (Audit-II), Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, Chennai, T H Vijayalakshmi and her husband, A Suresh, a former Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) service officer and now an MLA of YSR Congress, on charges of amassing assets worth Rs 1.10 crore which was “disproportionate to known sources of income”.

According to CBI sources, Vijayalakshmi and A Suresh allegedly acquired assets worth Rs 5.95 crore against an income of Rs 4.84 crore from April 1, 2010 to February 29, 2016. The disproportionate assets were said to have been acquired was Rs 1.10 crore which was 22.86 per cent of the income earned by them which could not be satisfactorily accounted for.

Vijayalakshmi, belongs to 1994 batch of IRS and joined Income Tax department as assistant commissioner on April 25, 1994. She had worked in Bangalore, Raichur, Kurnool and Hyderabad in various capacities before being posted to Chennai.

Her husband  Suresh, was an Indian Railway Accounts Service Officer before joining politics. He worked as deputy financial advisor and chief accounts officer in Indian Railways. He became Congress MLA of Yerragondapalem in 2009 and later MLA of YSR Congress from 2014. Since he was member of committee on assurances, on SC and ST Welfare, public accounts as such he is a public servant, CBI said.


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