Six govt officials in Karnataka Lokayukta net
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 18:25
Bangalore: Six government officials were found in possession of assets worth over Rs 7 crore, disproportionate to their known sources of income, during raids conducted by Lokayukta on their official and residential premises across the state on Tuesday.

A Food Inspector at Hoskote taluk office had the most assets worth Rs 1.49 crore, a Lokayukta release said.

He owned a shopping complex, a two-storey house and a site in Bangalore, disproportionate to his known total income of Rs 46.50 lakh, it said.

An Assistant Executive Engineer, Panchayat Raj Engineering Sub Division, Indi taluk, possessed assets worth Rs 1.40 crore, including a two-storey building in Bijapur worth Rs 50 lakh, against his total income of Rs 35 lakh since he joined service in 1983.

The release said a Junior Engineer, Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Limited, Bidar had assets worth Rs 1.31 crore including three sites and a two-storey house in Mysore. This was against total income of Rs 40 lakh.

The list also includes an Assistant Executive Engineer in Bijapur sub-division with assets worth Rs 1.17 crore, Assistant Director Karnataka Rural Infrastructure Development Limited in Kittur with properties worth over Rs 1.60 crore and a Senior Division Assistant, Panchayat Raj Engineering division in Chikmagalur with Rs 67.28 lakh.


First Published: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 18:25

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