The Central Vigilance Commission is awaiting sanction from different departments for over four months to prosecute 45 government officials, including IAS and IPS officers, for their alleged involvement in corruption.
The two-member inquiry commission,
in its inaugural hearing on the Adarsh Society housing scam,
on Monday rapped several departments of the Maharashtra government
for their "casual" approach towards the probe.
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.
The Delhi High Court Monday said
most of the government departments are filled with corrupt
officials who are eating away the funds meant for poor people
and held that jail should be the place for such persons.