• search

In a first, Maharashtra official to be charged under new benami act

Written By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

    In a first an official in the Maharashtra government will be charged under the new Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016. A CEO with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Iron and Steel Market Committee has been accused of acquiring nine properties in Bandra at a nominal price after coercing slum dwellers.

    In a first Maharashtra official to be charged under new benami act

    The IT department which plans on charging the officer under the newly amended act is also looking at the possibility of sufficient amounts of black money coming in the form of bribes. It is alleged that the officer had parked unaccounted money with jewelers and bullion traders in Mumbai.

    OneIndia News

    For Breaking News from Oneindia
    Get instant news updates throughout the day.

    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more