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ACB arrests survey inspector Lakshmi Ganeswara Rao in DA case

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Central Investigation Unit of ACB has arrested an inspector of Survey and Land Records department, Vizianagaram district I a disproportionate assets case today on Saturday.

The accused, Gedela Lakshmi Ganeswara Rao is allegedly in possession of disproportionate assets over and above his known sources of income estimated to be in excess of Rs.100 crore as per the prevailing market value. He was allegedly involved in the tampering of land documents pertaining to lands worth Rs.3,600 crore in Visakhapatnam city according to ACB Director General R.P.Thakur.

The accused was arrested by the city police a few months ago on the instructions of Special Investigation Team and was placed under suspension. The ACB officials recovered documents, pertaining to 30.36 acres of agricultural land in East and West Godavari districts and a few places in north Andhra, 19 flats in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Godavari districts and five house sites. They also seized Rs.34,000 cash, old currency notes of Rs.25,000 some Dollar notes, 1 kg of gold jewellery, 3.26 kg of silver ornaments, a bank balance of Rs.10 lakh and household articles worth Rs.10 lakh, three cars and two bikes.