Millions of unaccounted rupees seized from former Ajmer dairy official

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Ajmer, Aug 13 (ANI): The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) here seized unaccounted Rs 4.8 million from Surendra Kumar Sharma, a former deputy manager of the Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation on Friday.

The ACB also seized documents suggesting investments, bank accounts and property ownership. It had already seized Rs 15 million from Sharma's residence earlier.

Two charges under corruption and one under the Excise Act have been registered against him.

Assistant Superintendent of Police of the ACB, Bhawar Singh Nathavat said that the lockers were opened in the presence of the suspected corrupt official.

"We executed the search warrant and opened the lockers in the presence of the suspected official S K Sharma and other witnesses. The money is counted by the bank officials and they have counted 48 lakh rupees. The money that we have found here in this bank has been counted and converted into FDR (Fixed Deposit Receipt). We are also looking to other banks," said Nathavat.

Sharma was intercepted by the ACB on Thursday evening while returning home. The cops found Rs 100,000 in his possession, which he had taken as a bribe, after which they raided his house.

Sharma was the Deputy Manager in the production and quality control branch of the Dairy Federation's cattle feed plant. By Kishore Solanki (ANI)

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