ACB raids 9 govt officials in 11 dists | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday raided nine government officials over possession of assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. The raids were conducted at 28 different locations in 11 districts.
The raids were carried out on: Krishnegowda, Project Director, Nirmitikendra, Chikkaballapur; Hanumantha Shivappa Chikkannanavara, deputy chief electrical inspector, Belagavi circle; Subramanya K Vaddar, joint director, Town and Country planning, Mysuru; Munigopal Raju, superintendent engineer, Chescom, Mysuru; Channaveerappa, FDA, RTO, Mysuru South; Raju Pattar, accounts officer, Gescom, Yadgir; Victor Simon, police inspector, BMTF; K Subramanyam, junior engineer, Town Planning Office, BBMP, Yelahanka Zone, and KM Pratham, deputy director, Factories and Boilers, Davanagere.
The ACB gave details about recoveries of some of the raided officials. Raju Pattar was found possessing assets 223% more than his known sources of income. Papers pertaining to 10 vacant lands in and around Yadgir and 3 acres of agricultural land have been found.
Apart from other assets, police seized documents of 19 sites, 24 acres of agricultural land and two residential houses from raids against Krishne Gowda. His assets were worth 295% more than known sources of income.
In operations against Munigopalaraju, documents of six sites in Mysuru, a flat in Kengeri and 6 acres of agricultural land were found. He was found to have assets worth 196% more than known sources of income.
Channaveerapppa: Two residential houses, two sites; he has amassed assets which are 149 % beyond known sources of income. Victor Simon had papers pertaining to a flat in Bengaluru, a residential house in Mysuru, two sites in Mysuru, Rs 7.2 lakh cash, 223 litres of foreign liquor and documents showing his foreign trips. Overall, his assets were worth 257% more than known sources of income.
K Subramanyam had documents of a house, four sites and a 33-room paying guest accommodation, all in Bengaluru, fixed deposits of around Rs 1crore in different banks and papers of foreign trips. His assets were worth 364% more than official income. “The process of calculating seized properties and other material of others are on. We’ll continue the search operations on Wednesday,” ACB officials said.

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