Karnataka ACB conducts raids in 17 locations, 5 govt officials under scanner in connection with disproportionate assets cases

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Karnataka is conducting raids at 17 properties linked to five state government officials on Friday in connection with disproportionate assets cases.

The searches are being conducted at Bengaluru, Chintamani, Mysuru, Hunsur, Udupi, Davanagere, Cohikkamagaluru, Mangaluru and Karwar.

The five government officials under the scanner are, R Shridhar, Additional Registrar, Co op society, Bengaluru; Bisetappa, Town planning, BBMP East, Bengaluru; Hamsaveni, Deputy Director, Agriculture, Davanagere; D Manjunathaiah, Reader, Government College of Teachers Education, Mangaluru; K Mani, Junior Engineer, MUDA, Mysuru, according to India Today

In October, the ACB seized over Rs 5.2 crore, along with movable and immovable property in one of the biggest operations conducted in recent time at the residences of TR Swamy, Chief Development Officer, Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) and NG Gowdaiah, Engineer Officer, BDA.

In May, ACB conducted raids at 36 properties, including offices of nine government officials in Bengaluru, Kolar, Ramanagara, Hassan, Chikkamagaluru and Udupi.

With inputs from agencies

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Updated Date: Dec 28, 2018 09:15:06 IST