During the check-in period, Soundrarajan acquired properties in Adambakkam, Guduvanchery, and Omalur in the name of his wife Uma Devi, added the release.
He was found in possession of a four-storey building with a built up area of 10,000 sq ft and market value of Rs 1.5 crore.
Periyasamy was an MLA and Geetha Jeevan was Thoothukudi district panchayat chairperson during that period.
The 2000-batch IAS officer was taken into ED custody under the relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Warrants of searches were obtained from the court and multiple teams formed to conduct raids at his locations in Patna in Bihar, Ghaziabad and Meerut in UP.
The State government gave the sanction to the CBI on September 25, 2019. After a preliminary enquiry, the CBI filed the FIR on October 3, 2020. Shivakumar has approached the court against the FIR.
Till the time of filing the report, cash over Rs 5.25 crore was seized. The residential premises of Rai’s cashier were also raided by another vigilance team in Patna.
As per the FIR, Baskar was in possession of "pecuniary resources and properties in his name and in the name of his family members to the tune of Rs 4,72,23,539'.
Ashwini Kumar Das once sold vegetables for livelihood before he joined as a junior assistant in Agriculture Department in 1995 after his father’s demise,” said a senior Vigilance officer.
A Delhi court will pronounce its order on Friday on the quantum of sentence to be awarded to former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.
The court passed the order and posted the matter for May 26, when the court will hear the arguments on the quantum of sentence.
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.
A court on Tuesday adjourned hearing in the disproportionate assets case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh to November 30.
The First Information Report was filed against the senior Congress leader for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets worth Rs 4 crore.
The trial court remanded all three convicts in the disproportionate assets case to judicial custody on Wednesday evening.
Sasikala, who hoped to spend the next four years shaping the governance of Tamil Nadu as chief minister, will now be spending those four years shaping candles.
Dinakaran was among those expelled from the party along with Sasikala by late CM Jayalalithaa in 2011.
Highways and Minor Ports Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy and senior leaders will be seeking an appointment with the Governor to stake claim to forming the next government.