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Lokayukta police raids premises of panchayat CEO, inspector

india Updated: Nov 11, 2011 16:46 IST
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The Lokayukta police on Friday raided three premises belonging to a panchayat CEO in Indore and claimed to have unearthed assets worth Rs 3.4 crore, officials said.

Lokayukta police searched two premises here, and another at Sendhva, 170 km from Indore, SP Virendra Singh said.

Rajput, a class three officer, was found to own two houses, a shopping complex, a commercial plot in Indore; three acres of agricultural land at Badwaha, two luxury cars and three motorbikes of the latest models, Singh said, adding that Rs 74,000 in cash had also been found in the houses.

Market value of the assets could be around Rs ten crore, the SP said.

A criminal case has been registered against Rajput.

In Ujjain, the Lokayukta police raided the residences of a Regional Transport Inspector and his brother and claimed to have found documents related to assets worth Rs six crore.

The assets of the inspector, Sevaram Khandekar and his brother Bhagwandas include four houses, four shops, five plots and four agricultural lands, officials said.

The raid was led by SP Arun Mishra. Bhagwandas is a Congress corporator from Ujjain.