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CBI raids ex-Municipal Corporation of Delhi official's residence, Rs 26 lakh recovered

CBI raids ex-Municipal Corporation of Delhi official's residence, Rs 26 lakh recovered

| | 04 Jun 2016, 11:47 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (IBNS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said it has recovered Rs 26 lakh while conducting raid at the house of a former Delhi municipal corporation employee during an on-going investigation of a case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said it has conducted searches at Padam Nagar and Sangam Vihar ,Delhi in connection with the case.

"Cash of Rs. 26 Lakh (approx) was recovered from the residential premises of then Sub-Register, Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). Incriminating documents including birth certificates and stamps etc have also been recovered during searches," read the CBI statement.

CBI had earlier carried out a Joint Surprise Check at the office of Civil Line Zone of North MCD, Delhi on the allegations that fake Birth and Death Certificates were being issued by certain officials of MCD in collusion with private touts. During the course of Surprise Check, large numbers of certificates were found to have been issued by MCD officials in collusion with certain touts on the strength of fake orders purportedly issued from the SDM office Model Town and SDM office, Civil Line, Delhi on payment of alleged illegal gratification, read the statement.

"Subsequent to the checks, a Case was registered by the CBI on 22.06.2015. During course of investigation, the role of a Sub Registrar of MCD acting in collusion with three touts had come to notice. Consequently, searches were conducted which led to recovery of cash of Rs. 26 Lakh(approx) from her residential premises," the probe agency said in the statement.

Further investigation is in progress

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