AP: The Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday, conducted raids on the premises of two government officials and unearthed huge disproportionate assets from them.
The officers raided the houses of Andhra Pradesh Town & Country Planning officers, Siva Prasad and NV Raghu, in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam, and their relatives’ premises in several other places across the state.
Several valuable documents and gold were unearthed from their possession during the raids.
The investigators raided 15 premises of Raghu including his house at Mangalagiri, Vijayawada, Shirdi (Maharashtra), Nellore, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam. Whereas, 8 properties of Siva Prasad are being raided in Vijayawada.
Speaking to a reporter, A top ACB officer said, “This should be a big catch as both cases are related to each other”.
So far, gold jewellery worth 4 lakh, silver items worth Rs 5 lakhs, and Rs 9.90 lakh cash has been recovered from Raghu’s premises.
The ACB believes that both the officers have accumulated disproportionate assets worth over Rs 100 crores.