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Bengaluru: Lokayukta raids against Government officials underway

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Bengaluru: The Lokayukta raids are underway in different locations across State against government officials who have allegedly amassed assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.

The raids were underway at their residences, offices and private properties in Bengaluru, Tumakuru, Haveri, Mysuru and Bidar districts.

The sleuths were verifying the property documents, bank account details.

According to sources, the residence of BESCOM technical Director Ramesh at Basaveshwaranagar in Bengaluru has been raided. The details of raids at another location were yet to come out.

The raids were being conducted on residence of KIADB officer Narasimhamurthy in Tumakuru district. In Haveri district, raids were underway at the residence of Nirmithi Centre Engineer Vageesh Shettar at Ranebennur town and office of Nirmithi located in the premises of District Commissioner’s office of Haveri city.

The residence of Mahesh Kumar, an officer attached to the Mysuru City Corporation at Nivedithanagar in Mysuru was raided. A team of 13 officers were conducting raids on various locations including his farm house.

Sources said that the Lokayukta sleuths have also conducted raids in Chitaguppa taluk of Bidar district.

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