CBI arrests Indian Audit and Accounts Service official in disproportionate assets case

A disproportionate assets case was registered on October 9, 2014 against then director (AMG-II), an IA and AS Officer working in the office of Director General of Audit, AGCR Building, New Delhi and others.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:September 10, 2016 12:16 am

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested then director(AMG-II) working in the office of Director General of Audit (General Expenditure), AGCR Building, New Delhi and two other persons, including brother-in-law of then director(AMG-II), in an on-going investigation of a disproportionate assets case.

A case was registered on October 9, 2014 against then director (AMG-II), an IA and AS Officer working in the office of Director General of Audit (General Expenditure), AGCR Building, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi and others on the allegation that the accused had amassed assets to the tune of Rs.1.67 crore (approx) which was disproportionate to the known sources of income.

This case was an off shoot of an earlier case registered during 2014, in which brother-in-law (a doctor) of public servant was caught by the CBI for accepting Rs. five lakh as bribe on behalf of said public servant for not harassing the officials of a Nursing College based at Manapakkam.

During searches in the trap case, an amount of Rs. 97,96,000 (approx) was recovered from the house of brother-in-law of public servant. A chargesheet was filed in this case on October 31, 2014. The case is under trial in CBI Court.

The arrested accused persons were produced in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Chennai and remanded to judicial custody till September 21.