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Assets case: Dy collector sent to police custody

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 20:59

Alibag (Maha): Suspended Raigad Deputy
Collector, Nitish Thakur, whose assets are allegedly worth
over Rs 118 crore, was on Thursday remanded to police custody till
March 22 by a local magistrate.

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) yesterday claimed to
have unearthed assets worth over Rs 118 crore, belonging to
Thakur and his family.

Raids on 26 premises owned by him or his relatives were
still underway, ACB said.

The 36-year-old official was posted as Deputy Collector
here from 1988-2010, and was suspended following charges of
corruption two years ago.


First Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 20:59

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