Madhya Pradesh – Rs.7 Lakh Found Under Bed – They also found 20 imported watches, five iPhones and details of a bank locker.
Lokayukta Police on Saturday raided the residence of an Assistant Grade-II clerk, posted at the Collectorate office here, and unearthed huge amount of wealth, including assets over Rs 60 lakh and Rs 7 lakh cash, highly disproportionate to his known sources of income.
Acting on a tip-off, officers of the anti-corruption Lokayukta Police raided the house of Narendra Gangwal posted at the collectorate office and recovered jewellery worth Rs.10 lakh, papers of land worth Rs.55 lakh, beside Rs.7 lakh cash that was hidden beneath a bed, Lokayukta Inspector Basant Shrivastava said.
They also found 20 imported watches, five iPhones and details of a bank locker, he said. Raids were also conducted simultaneously at his residence in Neemuch and Mandsaur districts, police said.
Shrivastava said sleuths conducted the raid at a time when Gangwal was planning to leave for Goa on a vacation. He had also taken loan from various banks, amounting to Rs 10 lakh.
Two kilograms silver and 250 grams of gold ornaments were recovered from the bank locker, the officer said, adding that Mr Gangwal also owned a car.
In Mandaur, team of Lokayukta Police recovered ornaments worth Rs. 10 lakh and documents related to bank accounts and a locker, which will be opened later. Describing the assets as “highly disproportionate to his known sources of income” Mr Shrivastava said investigations will continue.