New Delhi, July 16 (ANI
): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI
) on Saturday registered a case against then Development Commissioner, Special Economic Zone, Surat (presently posted as Development Commissioner, Mangalore SEZ), and his wife for alleged possession of disproportionate assets.
The case was registered under Section 13(2) r/w 13(1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and Section 109 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
It was alleged that the said public servant had acquired disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 5.26 Crore (approx) in his own name as well as in the name of his family members including his wife, daughter and son.
The alleged assets include residential/ business/ agricultural premises.
Searches were conducted at seven premises in Mangalore, Mumbai, Malegaon and Nashik which led to recovery of several incriminating documents relating to the acquisition of properties and cash to the tune of Rs. 99,60,000/(approx)- from the residence of said public servant & Rs. 94,99,000/-(approx) from the office of a private firm at Andheri (West), Mumbai.
300 gms(approx) of gold jewellery and 900 gms(approx) of silver coins were recovered from a bank locker in the name of his wife. (ANI