Published On: Tue, Dec 22nd, 2015

CBI books DA case against IRS officer

New Delhi: CBI today booked a case of allegedly amassing disproportionate assets (DA) worth Rs 6.40 crore against an IRS officer.

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

CBI sources said a case has been registered against 1991-batch Indian Revenue Service Officer Sanjay Kumar–a Commissioner ranked officer–and his wife besides two firms owned by her.

Kumar, who is currently working as a Financial Advisor and Chief Administrative Officer at EPFO here.

CBI officials claimed searches have been carried out at seven locations in three cities–three each in Delhi and Mumbai and one in Patna.

It is alleged Kumar and his wife have amassed Rs 6.40 crore worth of disproportionate assets during 2006-15, the sources claimed.

“It was alleged that the said officer of EPFO had accumulated assets in his name and in the name of his family members which are disproportionate to his known sources of income. It was further alleged that his wife abetted him in the offence by investing the money through the said firms,” CBI Spokesperson said here today.

She said searches led to recovery of incriminating documents relating to investments, properties, FDRs & others.

PTI

About the Author