Published On: Tue, Oct 15th, 2019

Assistant Excise Commissioner found to have assets worth over Rs 100 Crore

Indore: The assets of more than 100 crores were found in possession of an Assistant Commissioner of the Excise Department during raids carried by the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta at eight places in Bhopal, Indore, Raisen and Chhatarpur on Tuesday.

Assistant Excise Commissioner Alok Kumar Khare

The Lokayukta police team raided Assistant Excise Commissioner Alok Kumar Khare’s two establishments in Bhopal, two in Indore, two in Raisen and two in Chhatarpur on Tuesday morning.

Khare, who was the Assistant Excise Commissioner in Bhopal, was given the responsibility of Indore after the Transfer of Indore’s of Assistant Excise Commissioner Naresh Choubey. Khare is posted in Indore since 2018.

In the initial investigation, assets of more than 100 crores have been revealed. A pant house and a bungalow have been found in the posh area of ​​Indore. A big bungalow in Bhopal’s Chunabhatti area and a farmhouse in Kolar, two farmhouses in Raisen have been revealed.

Khare, had managed to accumulate assets worth over Rs 100 crore on an income of Rs 1 lakh a month.

The investigators also have found large amounts of gold and silver jewellery in possession of the officer.
The officer’s wife is engaged in fruit farming and the former reportedly files Income Tax returns under his wife’s name.

The raid was still underway till reports last came in.

TST

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