- The raid befell on the residence of a PWD joint engineer
- Rs 25 lakh in money and an enormous amount of gold had been recovered
- A plumber extracted the wads of foreign money notes from the pipes
Wads of foreign money notes had been dug out of pipelines in a raid by Karnataka’s Anti-Corruption Bureau on the residence of an engineer with the Public Works Growth (PWD).
Officers stated the residence of PWD joint engineer Shantha Gowda Biradar in Kalburgi district was raided as a part of a statewide crackdown on authorities officers accused of corruption.
During the raid at Mr Biradar’s residence, officers of the Anti-Corruption Bureau recovered Rs 25 lakh in money and an enormous amount of gold. On receiving info that the PWD joint engineer had hidden money within the pipelines at his residence, officers obtained a plumber to extract the wads of foreign money notes from the pipes.
Visuals recorded in the course of the raid present officers and the plumber eradicating sections of pipes and fishing out wads of notes from inside. Apparently, these pipes for present had been put in on the home to cover unaccounted money.
The raid at Mr Biradar’s residence is a part of a statewide crackdown on officers accused of corruption. The Anti-Corruption Bureau has carried out searches at 60 places in reference to disproportionate belongings circumstances towards 15 officers.
The bureau not too long ago raided the workplace of the Bengaluru Growth Authority too.
Responding to a question on this, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai not too long ago stated the state authorities is not going to tolerate corruption in any type.
“Our authorities is not going to tolerate corruption in any type. There isn’t a query of defending anybody discovered responsible,” he stated.
The Chief Minister stated the state authorities will act on the idea of the report submitted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau.