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Raid on MP engineer's houses net Rs 10-cr assets

January 07, 2012 16:20 IST

Lokayukta Police on Saturday raided houses of an Assistant Engineer at Indore and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh and detected assets worth nearly Rs 10 crore, besides unearthing huge amount of cash and gold.

Separate teams led by Lokayukta Superintendent of Police Virendra Singh raided the houses of AEN Ramlakhan in Indore and Chhindwara following complaints of possessing huge property, land plots and hard cash, officials of Special Establishment of Lokayukta said in Indore.

So far two big houses, four land plots in Indore and one in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh have been detected, which are valued at Rs 9-10 crore, they said.

Cash amounting to Rs 88000, gold worth Rs one lakh, a number of FD receipts and LIC policies were seized from his two houses in the city, officials said.

The AEN, working with the Tribal Development department is posted at Chhindwara and he is being interrogated, they said.

The state employee, who has more than a dozen bank accounts, would be booked under Prevention of Corruption act for possessing property and assets more than the known source of his income, officials added.

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