CBI carries out searches at senior IRS officer's premises

CBI Wednesday carried out searches at the office and residence of M Krishnaswamy, an Indian Revenue Service officer, for allegedly amassing wealth of over Rs six crore.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 30, 2015, 16:30 PM IST

New Delhi: CBI Wednesday carried out searches at the office and residence of M Krishnaswamy, an Indian Revenue Service officer, for allegedly amassing wealth of over Rs six 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.