Madhya Pradesh: Property worth crores seized from electricity officer

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| Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 15:32
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The raids were conducted against Satyendra Singh Chauhan | Image for pictorial representation

Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police on Wednesday unearthed property worth crores of rupees in raids conducted at two locations here of a senior officer of the Electricity Department.

The raids against Satyendra Singh Chauhan were continuing when reports last came in.

Lokayukta Superintendent of Police Amit Singh told IANS: "We had received complaints of Chauhan owning property disproportionate to his known sources of income."

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"Based on the information, two teams of Lokayukta Police conducted raids today (Wednesday) at his Bhagwan Colony residence and at a water plant located in Dwarkadheesh Colony," he said.

According to Singh, documents pertaining to residential plots in Anupam Nagar and agricultural lands at several places have been found so far in the raids at the three-storey palatial building in Bhagwan Colony and the water plant in Dwarkadheesh Colony.

Besides, two four-wheelers, three goods-carrying vehicles and passbooks of several bank accounts have also been recovered.

The Lokayukta SP said the value of the movable and immovable properties traced from various locations and belonging to Chauhan run into crores of rupees.

Chauhan is currently posted as Deputy General Manager (Vigilance) in Morena district.

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