CBI has registered a case against the Municipal Council President of Union Territory Diu Hitesh Solanki and his wife for allegedly amassing properties and assets disproportionate to the tune of Rs 73 lakh to their known sources of income.
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It is alleged in the FIR that Solanki and his wife Yashwanti acquired disproportionate assets of Rs 73.60 lakh which are 133 per cent higher than his known sources of income during 2008-2016.
CBI has alleged in the FIR, registered under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, that Solanki has allegedly routed his ill-gotten wealth in properties through his friends and relatives. The agency has alleged that Yashwanti also “actively assisted” her husband in the concealment and acquisition of assets raised from ill-gotten wealth and has “abetted” the offence.
It said during the start of check period in 2008, the total savings of the couple was Rs 80,000 which has increased to over Rs 1.07 crore in 2016 of which Rs 73.60 lakh is found to be disproportionate to their known sources of income by over 133 per cent.