CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST FORMER MINISTER OF KARNATAKA GOVERNMENT(PRESENTLY MLA), AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 05.10.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against former Minister of Karnataka Government(Presently MLA) on the allegations of possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.74.93 crore(approx) in his name and in the name of his family members.

It may be recalled that Government of Karnataka has issued a Notification u/s 6 of DSPE Act and it was followed by a Notification u/s 5 of DSPE Act issued by Government of India after which CBI had initially registered a Preliminary Enquiry during March, 2020 against the said MLA and others in the matter.

Searches were conducted today at 14 locations including Karnataka, Delhi, Mumbai at the premises of said MLA and others which led to recovery of cash of Rs.57 lakh(approx) and several incriminating documents including property documents, bank related information, computer hard disk etc.

Investigation is continuing.

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