While Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana gained pace in the investigation to bring out the culprits behind ESI scam, the case took a shocking twist on Tuesday.
ACB sleuths today claimed that they have seized a total of Rs 4.47 crore of unaccounted money that allegedly belonging to the former Director of Insurance Medical Services (IMS) and another official.
It is to the known knowledge that ACB officials have registered a case against former IMS Director Devika Rani and ESI Pharmacist Naga Lakshmi, in a recent revelation it was revealed that the duo has invested with a real estate company in Cyberabad area here for purchase of commercial and residential space.
“Both the officers had invested this unaccounted money towards the purchase of six residential flats and about 15,000 square feet of commercial space in the names of their family besides Devika Rani also invested Rs 22 lakh in the name of benamies,” read the statement. The officials also stated that the market value of these assets could be approximately Rs 100 crore.
It can be noted that both the officials were already arrested in the Disproportionate Assets case, they were released on bail by a special court for ACB cases.