Published On: Sat, Apr 30th, 2016

Deputy Transport Commissioner arrested for Rs 800 crore ‘illegal assets’

Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh): The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district’s deputy transport commissioner A Mohan after they seized assets worth Rs. 800 crores during raids across nine houses owned by the latter.

ACB arrested Deputy Transport Commissioner A Mohan for Rs 800 crore ‘illegal assets’.

ACB arrested Deputy Transport Commissioner A Mohan for Rs 800 crore ‘illegal assets’.

ACB officials, led by its Central Investigation Unit DSP A. Ramadevi, raided Mohan’s nine houses located across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on Thursday and Friday.

Officials suspect that to convert black money into white, Mohan had floated eight companies in the name of his elder daughter.

ACB officials said that several bank lockers linked to the deputy transport commissioner are yet to be opened and searched.

“We could not trace the offices of the companies as per the addresses in the documents,” said Ramadevi.

It is learnt that Mohan initially did not allow the ACB officials in his house. He also threw his mobile phone out, which was later recovered by the ACB sleuths.

The raids were conducted at Vijayawada, Anantapur, Kadapa, Bellary, Medak, Nellore, Prakasam and some places in Hyderabad.

ANI

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