Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday raided the premises of Nizamabad district excise superintendent Jyothi Kiran and seized properties, which could be worth 20 to 30 crores.
The Telangana ACB teams simultaneously raided Kiran’s houses in Nizamabad and DD Colony in Bagh Amberpet area in Hyderabad and recovered assets valued at around Rs 2 crore, as per government records. But their actual market rate could well be over 20 to 30 crores.
The officials seized documents related to 30 acres of agricultural land in Zaheerabad in Sangareddy district, 16 plots in Rangareddy and Hyderabad, 75 tolas of gold and one kg of silver during the raids. The accused officer was arrested from Nizamabad. The ACB brought him to Hyderabad for further investigation.
On Monday, Andhra Pradesh ACB’s Central Investigation Unit (CIU) conducted raids at 23 places in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and found nearly 10 kg gold and diamond jewellery, documents of 15 acres of land, 26 house plots, 26 houses, a luxury lodge at Shirdi in Maharashtra, 26 flats and other documents related to several companies floated by Director of Town and Country Planning (AP) Golla Venkata Raghu and Junior Technical Officer (JTO, Engineering Section) of Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Venkata Shivaprasad.
Two government servants were arrested and disproportionate assets worth over Rs 500 crore unearthed in raids.