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Six govt officials in Karnataka Lokayukta net

Six govt 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.



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.

PTI

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