Gujarat ACB booked MD and Joint director of Gujarat Land Development Corporation

Gujarat ACB booked MD and Joint director of Gujarat Land Development Corporation
Gujarat ACB booked MD and Joint director of Gujarat Land Development Corporation

Gujarat ACB booked MD and Joint director of Gujarat Land Development Corporation

Five government officials were nabbed after the Anit-Corruption Bureau on Thursday conducted a search operation at the Gujarat Land Development Corporation (GLDC) in Gandhinagar sector-10

Gujarat ACB booked MD and Joint director of GLDC

 

The ACB officials also raided the house and office of the two and even started checked their bank accounts. Five government officials were nabbed after the Anit-Corruption Bureau on Thursday conducted a search operation at the Gujarat Land Development Corporation (GLDC) in Gandhinagar sector-10.

The investigation revealed that the Detroja used take commision from farmers for clearing their grants which they get from the government. It was revealed that Parmar used to collect the money from Detroja. The grants used to be cleared by GLDC.

Five government officials were nabbed after the Anit-Corruption Bureau on Thursday conducted a search operation at the Gujarat Land Development Corporation (GLDC) in Gandhinagar sector-10.

Around Rs 56 lakh cash was recovered from the accused. KS Detroja (Managing Director of GLDC), KC Parmar (Joint-Director of GLDC), MK Desai, SM Vaghela (supervisor) and SV Shah (secretary) were nabbed from the office with the money. ACB has lodged a case against Detroja and Parmar.

We have filed an FIR under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act against Detroja and Parmar,” said an ACB official. ACB officials said this is the biggest cash seizure at a government office during a search operation. It is also the first instance where industrial grade cash counting machines were employed and the first case where so many simultaneous searches (at six locations) took place.

The investigation revealed that the Detroja used take commision from farmers for clearing their grants which they get from the government.

The grants used to be cleared by GLDC.

It was revealed that Parmar used to collect the money from Detroja. Over the past two years, the government officials were taking bribes to clear their grants.