ACB raid  –  Mr.Varnekar

ACB raid – Mr.Varnekar

Vignesh a resident of Udupi zilla, Karkala Taluk had visited the Bengaluru Air-show and had lost his car in the fire accident.  He had already paid road tax amounting to Rs.65000/-. 

He approached Sri . R.M.Varnekar, Assistant Transport Officer to get back the paid amount.  The ATO demanded Rs.6500/- to do the same.  When Vignesh did not agree to pay rs.6500/- , the demand for the money came down to Rs.5000/-.  Mr. Varnekar asked Vignesh to do the dealing with a person by name Munaf who works in the same office.

On 16th March 2019, afternoon 2.20PM, ATO Varnekar was caught by ACB while accepting Rs.4000/- as bribe.  Both Munaf and Varnekar were arrested and remanded.  A sum of Rs.30670/- which was collected by them as bribe was seized.

After information houses of the accuse at Mangaluru was searched.  Cash of Rs.7018237/- was seized.  Documents relating to the house, flat, land, other saving bank accounts, valuable papers, vehicles were seized.  2 bank locker keys were found and the investigation is on.

The ACB on 19.03.2019 conducted raids against 4 officials. In this regard the raid was conducted at 10 different places in the State.

The other officials caught by ACB are :

  1. Satish B.C.  —  Additional Co-operative department, Bengaluru.  ACB raided houses at Basaveshwaranagar and relatives house at RPC layout.
  2. Manjunath S.V.  — Assistant revenue officer, JB Nagara Sub-division, BBMP Bengaluru.  ACB raided houses at Nayandahalli, his office and relatives house at Channarayanapatna, Hassan.
  3. Sharad Gangappa Ijeri  — Ex Engineer/ Deputy Director, KRIDL Vijayapura  ACB raided his residence at Mahalbhagayat and his office.
  4. Prakash Gouda Kudarimoti –  Agriculture officer, Raita samparka Kendra Mundargi, Gadag.  His 2 houses at Mudargi and office was raided.

A raid was conducted on 19.03.2019 on the above mentioned officials and the ACB has found the following:

Satish B.C.  —  Additional Co-operative department, Bengaluru.  ACB raided houses at Basaveshwaranagar and relatives house at RPC layout and found –

One residential house, 2 sites, 1 Kg. gold, 20 Kgs. 200 grams silver, 1 car, 1 two wheeler, Savings bank account balance of Rs.3.84 lakh, household articles worth Rs.34.16 lakh.

B.C.Satish house at Basaveshvaranagar

One of the bank locker is yet to be opened.

Manjunath S.V.  — Assistant revenue officer, JB Nagara Sub-division, BBMP Bengaluru.  ACB raided houses at Nayandahalli, his office and relatives house at Channarayanapatna, Hassan and found –

2 residential houses, 4 sites, one house and one commercial complex at B.M.Road at Channarayapatna, 13 gunta land at Hassan, 453 gms gold, 1 kg 230 gms gilver. 1 car, 1 two wheeler, cash Rs. 4.26 lakh, Rs. 19 lakh worth house hold articles and 2 lockers were found.

Manjunath

Sharad Gangappa Ijeri  — Ex Engineer/ Deputy Director, KRIDL Vijayapura  ACB raided his residence at Mahalbhagayat and his office and found –

2 houses, 1 flat, 32 acres 24 guntas agricultural land in different survey numbers, 675 gms. gold, 12.5 Kg silver, 3 cars, 3 two wheelers, cRs.42.66 lakh in cash, cash in bank Rs.3.97 lakh, deposit of Rs.2.6 lakh, Insurance policies worth Rs.6.37 lakh and 1 locker found.

Sharath Ijeri
Cash found at Sharad Ijeri’s house

Prakash Gouda Kudarimoti –  Agriculture officer, Raita samparka Kendra Mundargi, Gadag.  His 2 houses at Mudargi and office was raided and found –

2 houses in Mundaragi, 3 sites, 5 acres of land at Kukkanoor, 4.29 acres at Haralapura, 7.31 acres of agricultural land at Halliguddi, 570 gms. of gold, 2 kgs 290 grams of silver, 1 car and 2 two wheelers.

Prakash Gouda

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