Chandrakant Kavlekar booked by ACB in DA case

After filing a case against Chandrakant Kavlekar, leader of opposition in Goa Assembly, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has booked his wife, Savitri for abetting the crime in the Disproportionate Assets (DA) case.

The ACB conducted raids at three of Kavlekar’s residences and offices at various places including in Betul.

The ACB released a statement that said that Kavlekar has combined wealth in the form of movable and immovable properties within and outside the state of Goa.

“It was also revealed that Kavlekar has purchased around 14 different landed properties worth Crores of rupees in the State of Kerala. He has not even disclosed the details of properties purchased by him in the state of Kerala in his Asset 84 Liability Statement submitted before the Institution of Goa Lokayukta during the period from the year 2013 to 2015,” read the statement.

According to the statement, Kavlekar amassed disproportionate assets of Rs 4,78,58.471, which was 59.21 percent above their known source of income. This was during the check period from January 2007 to April 2013, when Chandrakant was serving as the chairman of the Goa industrial development corporation (GIDC).

He has been booked under Prevention of Corruption act of 1988- section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) and under the Section 109 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Kavlekar is a three-term member of the Goa Legislative Assembly and represents the Quepem constituency and earlier in the day ACB filed a FIR against him in the said case.

Sources: ANI, Business Standard

JNU Case:14 Senior Delhi Police Officers has been transferred

Delhi: In a recent update, Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief MK Meena, who had been with the Arvind Kejriwal government, got transferred along with 14 other senior Delhi Police officials on Tuesday night.

According to the reports, the JNU alumnus who had suffered the violence that took place at the Patiala House Court has filed a petition saying that police were a “mute spectator to this brazen display of brute force.” Not just the students and faculty, but also the media representatives were beaten and treated badly before the hearing session on JNU students.

The reports has also revealed that after the massive protest against the attack on the journalists and the students, a written complaint was lodged against the police cops, saying that they did not take a step to stop the attacks while the reporters were being kicked and beaten with sandals. They also appealed to the Supreme Court asking justice for what all happened and asked the SC to take action against the culprits.

However, the government has clearly stated that the University has to come forward to stop such nuances and has assured that these reports will definitely be investigated.

Source: DNA

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