CBI registers two corruption cases against ex-Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh
CBI has registered two separate cases against the then chief engineer Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway, Yadav Singh and his family members for alleged corruption and amassing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.
New Delhi: CBI has registered two separate cases against the then chief engineer Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway, Yadav Singh and his family members for alleged corruption and amassing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.
The agency on Tuesday carried out searches at 14 locations including at his residence and offices of Noida.
CBI sources said the first case has been registered under criminal conspiracy and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act against Singh, his wife Kusum Lata, daughter Garima Bhushan and son Sunny Yadav besides one more person Rajender Minocha for amassing disproportionate assets.
CBI sources said it is alleged that during searches by Income Tax department in November, 2014, several incriminating documents and the Income Tax Returns were allegedly recovered from several premises of Singh.
"The scrutiny of ITRs and other connecting records have allegedly revealed that during the period 2009-2014, the total likely savings of the family of then Chief Engineer was Rs.1.70 crore(approx) whereas they were in possession of immovable property worth Rs.3.60 crore(approx).
"Besides, an amount of Rs 10 crores(approx) was allegedly recovered from one of his associates, which also reportedly belonged to then Chief Engineer," CBI spokesperson said here today.
The official said cases have been registered on the direction of Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court which directed it to conduct an investigation into allegations of corruption and amassing of unaccounted money by the accused in regard to all transactions, persons and entities connected thereto.