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Asset-hoarding BMTF cop arrested

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Policeman’s pile: House, 2 sites, 10 acres land, Rs 1 crore in bonds, 500 gm gold, etc.

Victor Simon in ACB custody, cops say he is not cooperating with probe

BENGALURU:

A day after BMTF Inspector Victor Simon was raided by Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths, he was arrested on Wednesday.

In Tuesday’s raid, the sleuths had unearthed assets that were 257.46% disproportionate to his actual income.

Jumbo haul!

As per a press release issued on Tuesday evening, Victor Simon owns a flat in National Games Village, Bengaluru, a huge house, two sites and 10 acres land in Mysuru, bonds worth Rs 1 crore, 500 grams of gold in a bank locker, cash worth Rs 7.26 lakh seized from his current residence, liquor of around 22.36 litres, including foreign-made brands, a Verna car and around Rs 21.61 lakh worth of household items.

screenshot of ACB press note issued on Tuesday

An ACB officer confirmed Simon’s police custody till March 13 and said further custody may be sought from the court as he is not cooperating with the investigation. Sources said that prior to BMTF, Simon had worked with the city police commissionerate in the Bellandur and HSR Layout police stations.

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