On the 24th of November, Wednesday, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) carried out raids at 60 locations across Karnataka. The raids were conducted in regard to the disproportionate assets case.
The ACB officials started raids with an approved search warrant from the Karnataka High Court. The ACB registered cases under the prevention of corruption charges against 15 government officials.
According to sources, officials against whom the raids are being carried out are:
Mangaluru City Corporation Executive Engineer Mr. K.S. Lingegowda.
Ms. Kaveri Neeravari Nigam (Hemavathi Left Bank Canal.)
The Executive Engineer Mr. Srinivas K.
Revenue Inspector of Doddaballapur Mr. Lakshminarasimhaiah,
Retired manager of Bengaluru Mt. Nirmiti Kendra Vasudev,
Chief Manager of Bengaluru dairy Mr. B. Krishna Reddy,
Joint Director of Agriculture in Gadag Mr. T. Rudrappa, Cooperative Development Officer of Savadatti Mr. A.K. Masti,
Senior motor vehicle inspector of Gokak Mr. Sadashiva Marilingannavar,
An employ of Hubli Electricity Supply Company (Hescom) in Belagavi Mr. Nataji Heeraji Patil,
Retired Deputy Registrar of Stamps in Ballari Mr. Shivanand.
In addition, the ACB also carrying out searches at the houses of Dr. Rajashekar, Physiotherapist at Yelahanka Government Hospital, Mr. Mayanna M, First division assistant (FDA) at the Major Roads and other officials.
A total of eight Superintendents of Police (SPs,) 100 police officials and 300 ACB officials are carrying out raids at residence, offices and relatives’ places of the 15 government officials.
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