ACB unearths Rs 2.23 crore from Transport officer

ACB unearths Rs 2.23 crore from Transport officer - Sakshi Post

Kakinada: Anti Corruption Bureau unearthed assets worth about Rs 2.23 crore allegedly owned by a senior transport department officer after conducting searches at his residence on Thursday in East Godavari and other places in Telangana and Karnataka.

The agency has registered a case of disproportionate assets against A Mohan, Deputy Transport Commissioner. The ACB conducted simultaneous searches at Mohan's residence at Kakinada and other places, including Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Kadapa, and Anantapur district, Medak district and Ballari of Karnataka, belonging to his friends and relatives, an ACB release said.

During the searches, it was found that officer also owned eight open plots, a flat, a three-floor house and 54.5 acres of agricultural land, the release said. The agency also found Rs 83,000 in cash, FDs of Rs 4 lakh, two kg gold, five kg silver, household articles worth Rs seven lakh and a car, it said.

The release said total assets worth about Rs 2.23 crores were unearthed but their market value could be much higher. Several bank accounts and lockers located at Hyderabad and other places are yet to be opened, the release said, adding the case is under investigation.

Source: PTI

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