PWD official found to have assets of Rs 12 crore

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    PWD official found to have assets of Rs 12 crore - The Times of India

    INDORE: Lokayukta Police on Friday raided the residence of a low-rank official who works as 'timekeeper' with the Public Works Department, and found that he was worth at least Rs 12 crore, sources said.

    Acting on a tip-off, Lokayukta police raided Gurukripal Singh Sujlana's house in Tilak Nagar area.

    Sujlana, who has put in 28 years of service, draws a monthly salary of Rs 22,000, Lokayukta sources said, adding that the assets were disproportionate with his known sources of income.

    Police recovered documents pertaining to 12 plots, four houses, four flats, two shops and agricultural land at seven places. He also owns two SUVs and a bus.

    Besides, Rs 12.5 lakh cash and jewellery worth Rs 27,000 were found at the house. Further, Rs 15 lakh cash and jewellery worth Rs 16.5 lakh were found in bank locker.

    He also has Rs 35 lakh in bank deposits and Rs 31 lakh in insurance policies.

    Besides, 22 bottles of expensive foreign liquor were also recovered, for which the Excise Department registered a separate case against him.

    A case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against him and detailed valuation of assets is on, police added.

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