The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) police have registered a case against a firka surveyor in Sindhupatti for allegedly seeking a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a farmer.
The officials had, on July 22, searched 26 Chennai locations connected to him and his relatives and seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 25.5 lakh.
The agency identified Rs 45 crore investment on foreign share and Rs 25 crore on domestic share, apart from foreign currencies worth Rs 5.5 lakh.
DVAC officials on Friday searched the residential and business premises of people associated with former Health Minister C Vijayabaskar.
The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) summoned former Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar whose properties were searched on July 22.
In 2017, during the RK Nagar by-election, I-T officials carried out searches at the residence and on business premises belonging to Vijayabaskar, and his associates.
DVAC files disproportionate assets case against former AIADMK minister C Vijayabaskar, raids 43 locations
Vijayabaskar is the fourth former AIADMK minister to be raided by the DVAC, after MR Vijayabaskar, SP Velumani and KC Veeramani.
Vigilance conducts searches at residence of ex-Controller of Examination of Thiruvalluvar University
The search was launched in connection with the disproportionate asset case filed by the DVAC against former CoE Dr. P. Asokan.
It was found that Swaminathan, with the connivance of late Angamuthu, appointed ineligible candidates in university posts after receiving illegal gratification, in violation of UGC norms.
Premises of V Muruganandam was found to have amassed disproportionate assets worth Rs 15.73 crores, as per the FIR.
Industry players allege corruption well-rooted and widely prevalent
CP Balasubramanyam and SV Krishna Chaitanya
Case pertains to recruitment of faculty in 2016, allegedly in violation of UGC guidelines
Sources said that as the temple was closed owing to the lockdown, the minister and his son offered poojai at a mandapam in an undisclosed location.
During the searches, cash worth Rs 13.08 lakh, land registration documents, business transaction documents, fixed deposits to the tune of Rs 2 crore, corporation records,