MP doctor couple has assets worth over Rs 25 crore

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta raided a doctor couple and claimed to have recovered documents showing assets worth over Rs 25 crore belonging to them.

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2012, 19:41 PM IST

Ujjain: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta raided a doctor couple and claimed to have recovered documents showing assets worth over Rs 25 crore belonging to them.
Residences of Dr Vinod Lahiri and his wife Vidya, both
Government officials currently under suspension, at Ujjain and
Nagda were raided by Special Establishment Police, Ujjain
Lokayukta SP Arun Mishra told a news agency today.

The Lahiris have two houses each in Ujjain, Indore and Nagda, he said, adding they also own a cold storage facility, a petrol pump, 150 bighas of land and four cars.

The couple had a specially built almirah for keeping jewellery. They have around 18 bank accounts which recorded large transactions in the recent times, Mishra said.

Their Nagda house is four storied and is equipped with a swimming pool, he said.

The papers unearthed till now show that the two have assets worth over Rs 25 crore, the SP said, adding more property documents may be recovered.

Vinod Lahiri was working in the office of Joint Director (Health), he added.

PTI