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DEE held by ACB in disproportionate assets case

Andhra Pradesh DG ACB R P Thakur
Andhra Pradesh DG ACB R P Thakur.

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): Sleuths of Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) today arrested a deputy executive engineer (DEE) of Roads and Buildings Department after they unearthed assets worth Rs 4.08 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Raids were conducted on properties of DEE in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Hyderabad and other places, ACB release quoting Director General R P Thakur said.

As many as 15 house sites, two residential flats, a commercial complex, 608 grams of gold, 850 grams of silver, bank balance of Rs 29 lakh, cash of Rs 1.08 lakh, fixed deposits of Rs 10 lakh, chit funds of Rs 19 lakh were among those unearthed by the ACB, said the release.

A bank locker in Visakhapatnam, jointly operated by the official’s wife and son, was yet to be opened, the DG said.

PTI

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