On 16.10.2018 the officers of ACB, Davanagere district trapped and arrested Sri. H.Ramesh, SDA (Bill collector) Purasabha Channagiri, Davanagere district while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.14,000/-
A resident of Channagiri Town, Davanagere district had applied for valuation of house tax at Purasabhe Channagiri. Sri. H.Rameh, SDA (Bill collector) Purasabhe Channagiri, Davanagere district had calculated higher tax initially and promised to reduce the tax. To do the same he had demanded a bribe of Rs.14,000/-
A case is been registered and is under investigation.
On 15.10.2017 the ACB officers, Davanagere district have trapped and arrested Sri. Ravi, BEO Harapanahally and Sri. Krishnamurthy, FDA, BEO Office Harapanahally, Davanagere district while accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000/-
A resident of Telagi village, Harapanahally Taluk, Davanagere District had applied for his retirement benefits. The above mentioned officials had demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- to do the same.
The bribe amount has been seized. A case is registered and is under investigation.
On 15.10.2018 the ACB officials of Tumakuru trapped and arrested Sri. Shivaparakash when he was accepting a bribe of Rs.4,000/- .
A Resident of Gvoindanahalli village, Sira Taluk, Tumakuru District had applied for RTC correction with Village Accountant Shri. Shivaprakash of Bidanakere circle, Sira Taluk and the village accountant had demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- to do the same.
A case has been registered and is under investigation.
On the same day the officials of ACB, Gadag PS trapped and arrested Sri. Nariyappa while receiving a bribe of Rs.10,000/-.
Sri. Nariyappa S/o Gurusomappa Hunagund, District Officer, Khadi and Village Industry, Board Gadag had demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- to approve the subsidy application of Rs.1,75,000/-.
The bribe amount has been seized and the investigation is continuing.
On 06.10.2018 ACB North and other teams raided 6 places at Belagavi, Bagalkot and Vijayapura.
The 2 officers involved in the raid are
- Chandre Gowda B. Patil, Assistant conservator of Forest, Banapura Sub-division, Belagavi District.
The places raided are his residence at Ramatirtha nagar,Belagavi, residence at Belagavi and his brother’s residence at Bylahogala, Belagavi District and his official office at Banapura sub-division, Belagavi.
- Chidananda B. Minchinal, AEE, Rural Drinking water supply division, Bagalkot sub-division, Bagalkot District
The places raided are 2 residential houses at Vijayapura and his official office at Grameena Drinking Water supply division, Bagalkot Sub-division, Bagalkot.
Different ACB teams are conducting raids against these 2 officials for amassing disproportionate assets beyond their known sources of income. Investigations are being continued and efforts are being made to find the sources of income.
On 05.10.2018 ACB team, Bengaluru raided Sri. N.G. Gowdaiah, Engineer officer-5, Bangalore Development Authority office, Kumara Park West, Bengaluru and Sri. Swamy T.R., Chief Development Officer, KIADB, Head Office, Khanija Bhavan Bengaluru for amassing disproportionate assets beyond their known sources of income . The ACB raided different places in Bengaluru and Tumkuru. The raid took place at 8 places concerning the above persons.
The raid included Sri N.G.Gowdaiah’s residence at Bengaluru and houses of his relatives at Bengaluru and Tumkuru Zilla, Gubbi taluk and his office premises at Engineer Officer-5, BDA office, Bengaluru.
Sri. T.R. Swamy’s Residential house at Bengaluru, 2 of his relatives residing at Bengaluru and his official premises at KIADB, Khanijja Bhavan, Bengaluru was also raided.
Investigations are being continued and efforts are being made to find the source of income.
The ACB recovered undisclosed amount of cash which is being unaccounted for after raids at multiple locations. A total of 8 locations in Bengaluru and 2 locations at Tumakuru district were raided.
The raids were in connection with BDA Chief Engineer Gowdaiah and KIADB Chief Development officer T.R.Swamy. ACB sleuths seized Rs 5 crore unaccounted cash which T.R.Swamy was trying to get rid of when raided. He was throwing a bag out of the window when the officials broke the door and entered his apartment in Mantri Greens. The sleuths found several expensive cars belonging to TR Swamy.
Gowdaiah’s house, ACD found documents of benami property and gold ornaments from his Basaveshwaranagar residence. His office has been sealed in BDA. The sleuths have found close to 4 kgs. of gold and cash up to Rs 70 lakh till now.
The Officials of ACB, Vijayapura PS on 04.10.2018 trapped and arrested Sri. Channaveeraya Hiremath while accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/-.
A resident of Sarawad Village in Vijayapura District had sought for transfer of Agriculture land to his name. Sri. Channaveeraya Hiremath, Village Accountant, Sarawada Village had demanded a bribe to do the same. The bribe amount has been seized and investigations is on.
On 03.10.2018 the officials of ACB, Dakshina Kannada PS have trapped and arrested Sri. Nagesh while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.30,000/-
A Resident of Kavalabettu Post, Bantwala Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District and owner of bio gas turn key agency had sought to release the subsidy amount for installation of the bio gas plants. Sri. Nagesh, Zilla Panchayat Integrated Rural Energy Program Project Engineer had demanded a bribe to do the same.
The bribe amount has been seized and the case is under investigation.
On 01.10.2018 the officials of ACB, Tumkur Bureau PS trapped and caught Shri. Nagaraj and Shri. Shivanna while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.3,000/- from the complainant.
A resident of Sira Taluq, Kallambella had sought for an NOC to apply for a bank loan for his Poultry farm. Shri. Nagaraj, PDO and Shri. Shivanna, Bill Collector, Chennenahalli Grama Panchayat had demanded a bribe of Rs.5,000/- to do the same. Bribe amount has been seized. Both the officials have been arrested and the case is under investigation.
On 01.10.2018 the officials of ACB, Bengaluru City have trapped and arrested Sri. Ravikumar while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.50,000/-.
A resident of Bengaluru had sought for Tatkal podi of his land at Surveyor office, Bengaluru north Taluk, Kandaya Bhavan, Bengaluru. Sri. S.Ravikumar, Surveyor, Yeshwanthpura Hobli, Bengaluru had demanded bribe of Rs.1,50,000/- to the same. The bribe amount has been seized and the case is under investigation.
On 28.09.2018 the ACB PS officials of Dakshina Kannada District trapped and arrested Shri Srinivas while accepting a bribe amount of Rs.10,000/-
A resident of Bajpe, Mangalore Taluk had sought for documents and No Objection Certificate (NOC) after clearing his loan of Rs.9500/- at Karnataka Housing Board which was availed by his ancestors. Sri Vijaya Bhaskar, Assistant Executive Engineer and Shri. Srinivas, Assistant Revenue Officer, Karnataka Housing Board, Dakshina Kannada District and demanded a bribe of Rs.10,000/- to do the same.
The bribe amount has been seized and a case has been registered and is under investigation.
The officials of Bengaluru Rural Anti Corruption Bureau PS trapped and arrested Shri. Murali while accepting bribe amount of Rs.20,000/-.
A resident of Ramasagar Village, Anekal Taluq had sought for Khata for his Ancestral Property at Anekal Tahsildar office. Shri. Murali, Village Accountant, Ramasagar had demanded a bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- to do the same.
The bribe amount of Rs.20,000/- is been seized and the case is under investigation.