Cash and jewellery seized, raids continuing
Continuing a crackdown on government officers suspected of having assets disproportionate to their income, Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths raided 7 officers at 30 locations, including Bengaluru.
The raided officers include Mangaluru Mahanagara Palike’s Town Planning department Joint Director KV Jayaraj Shiggavi, Dharwad Minor Irrigation department Executive Engineer Devraj Kallesh, Bengaluru region’s Joint Registrar, Cooperatives –Malleswaram, Pandurang Garg, Kolar district health officer SN Vijaykumar, Koppal KIMS Pharmacology HOD Dr Srinivas, PWD’s Magadi sub-division’s junior engineer Channabasappa Avati, the JE, PWD, Magadi sub-division,and Dharwad Assistant Conservator, Forests, Srinivas.
The raids, under the supervision of the district SPs concerned, covered Bengaluru’s RPC Layout as well as Ballari, Kolar, Dharwad, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga and Kalaburagi districts.
Cash, gold and silver ornaments have been recovered from almost every raided officer’s government residence. The raids are still underway and the actual quantum of seizures will be known later, said a senior cop who is monitoring the raids.
Nameof the officers.— Thebengalurulive/ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಲೈವ್ (@bengalurulive_) February 2, 2021
Devraj kallesh, EE Minor irrigation
Pandurang Garag, Joint Registrar Cooperatives, Malleswaram
Jayaraj KV, Joint Director Town Planning
Dr S N Vijaykumar, DHO Kolar
Dr Srinivas HOD Pharmacology Koppal
Channabasappa Avati JE PWD Magadi Srinivas.ACF.Dharwad