Bengaluru ACB raids three officials’ premises

According to ACB officials, after obtaining credible information on the officials owning assets disproportionate to their known sources of income, cases were registered against the three officials under 13(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Bengaluru ACB raids three officials’ premises

The Bengaluru Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday conducted raids on the houses of three government officials, including a deputy director of land records.

According to ACB officials, after obtaining credible information on the officials owning assets disproportionate to their known sources of income, cases were registered against the three officials under 13(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.


Searches were conducted at the Basaveshwara Nagar house of E Prakash, Deputy Director for Land Records, Bengaluru Rural District, Bengaluru, News Karnataka has reported. He allegedly owns a site and a three-storied building at Kamakshipalya, agriculture land at Dasanapura Hobli, Bengaluru North, two sites at BEL Layout, Harohalli, Bengaluru, among other properties.

Searches were also conducted at the residence of BR Muddaraju, executive engineer, town planning, BBMP, Bengaluru South, at Banashankari third stage and at the BBMP Town Planning Office. He owns several properties, including one in Vishveshwaraiah Layout, agricultural land in Magadi taluk, Satanuru village, among others.

The ACB also raided the office of G Nagaraju, extension officer, Industries Development Board, Bengaluru Rural and Urban.

Nagaraj owns acres of agricultural land in Chitradurga, Tumakuru, and Bengaluru Rural districts, a farmhouse, among others.