CBI searches senior IRS officer’s premises, unearths Rs 6 crore

  • PTI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Dec 30, 2015 16:26 IST

CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the office and residence of M Krishnaswamy, an Indian Revenue Service officer, for allegedly amassing wealth of over Rs 6 crore, disproportionate to his income sources.

CBI sources said a case has been registered against Krishnaswamy, a Commissioner Income Tax ranked-officer presently posted as Director (Investigation) at Settlement Commission, Chennai, and eight others for possession of disproportionate assets.

The officer and his family were in possession of assets to the tune of Rs 6.1 crore, the sources claimed.

They said searches were carried out at 14 places at Chennai, Palani and other places in Tamil Nadu in connection with the case.

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