CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST AN IAS OFFICER FOR ALLEGEDLY AMASSING ASSETS DISPROPORTIONATE TO HER KNOWN SOURCES OF INCOME AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES.

Press Release
New Delhi , 26-11-2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against an IAS officer (UP:2000 Batch), presently working as Director in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income.

It is alleged that she, while working as public servant, acquired huge assets both immovable and movable in her name as well as in the name of her mother (a housewife). She has been found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 3.15 crore (approx.) which are beyond her known sources of income. Most of these assets have allegedly been acquired by her as benami properties in the name of her mother who abetted to acquire the assets in her name.

Searches were conducted at four places in New Delhi and Bangalore at the residential & official premises of the accused yesterday. The documents seized during the searches are under scrutiny.

Further investigation is continuing.


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