ACB arrests Bhainsa tahsildar for graft

Officials said searches are still on at different locations and further investigation into the case is underway.

Published: 26th May 2022 05:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th May 2022 05:36 AM   |  A+A-

Handcuffs, Arrest

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By Express News Service

ADILABAD: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Wednesday arrested Bhainsa Tahsildar Arra Narender of Nirmal district after finding assets disproportionate to his known sources of income during a search of his residence.According to officials, the assets were both movable and immovable, including properties worth Rs 1,16,28,314 and Rs 1,32,096 in cash. A disproportionate assets case was registered against him and he was produced before the Special Court for ACB cases in Karimnagar. 

Narender’s role was found in a corruption case in 2021, when ACB arrested a VRA at Khanapur in the district. At that time, Narender was posted at Khanapur as tahsildar.During the investigation into the 2021 case, officials found clues of his ill-gotten wealth and raided his home. Narender was earlier posted in the district college and was transferred to Bhainsa a few months ago.Officials said searches are still on at different locations and further investigation into the case is underway.


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