In an eye-opening raid, a chowkidaar with the Public Works Department here was found to be in possession of disproportionate assets worth over Rs. 22 crores.
As per reports, Guru Kripal Singh’s house at Tilak Nagar was raided this morning following a tip-off.
Lokayukta officials, who are still carrying out the raid, have found cash, jewellery and several property papers from the house.
Reports said cash worth 12 lakh 44 thousand was recovered, apart from documents of Rs. 35 lakh worth of investments.
Officials also seized three four-wheelers, including Tata Safari and Toyota Innova, as well as two two-wheelers from the PWD guard.
He also has 14 houses and 11 agricultural land totalling nearly 20 acres in his name.
The worth of Singh’s immovable property is estimated to be worth over Rs. 10 crores.
Twenty bottles of imported liquor were also seized from his residence, while officials have also found that he has a locker in a UCO Bank which has yet to be opened.
Ironically, the guard’s monthly salary is mere Rs. 22,000.