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ACB arrests Andhra govt official for possession of disproportionate assets

Three residential flats, an independent G+3 building, three open plots registered in the accused officer’s name and in the names of his wife and two daughters in different parts of Visakhapatnam district were detected.

india Updated: Mar 17, 2017 21:07 IST
Properties of Mummana Rajeswara Rao, a deputy inspector of survey wing, was raided by the Central Investigation Unit of the ACB, following which he was arrested.
Properties of Mummana Rajeswara Rao, a deputy inspector of survey wing, was raided by the Central Investigation Unit of the ACB, following which he was arrested.(Representative image)

The Anti-Corruption Bureau on Friday arrested an Andhra Pradesh government official in Visakhapatnam following raid on his properties that unearthed assets in “large value” which are allegedly disproportionate to his sources of income.

The raid on the properties of Mummana Rajeswara Rao, a deputy inspector of survey wing, was conducted by the Central Investigation Unit of the ACB, following which he was arrested, a senior official said.

Three residential flats, an independent G+3 building, three open plots registered in the accused officer’s name and in the names of his wife and two daughters in different parts of Visakhapatnam district were detected, the ACB director general, Ram Prawesh Thakur said in a release.

About 400 grams of gold, three kgs of silver, Rs 50,000 in fixed deposits and Rs 10,000 in cash were also seized.

“The case is under investigation. Total assets all worth in large value were unearthed,” the DG said.