Searches were conducted today at the premises of the accused & others including relatives which led to the recovery of cash of Rs.76 lakh(approx); documents related to investment in around 15 properties; investment in jewelry & banks etc and several incriminating documents.
The other case was registered against an Assistant Director, India Tourism, Chennai (Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) and others including unknown private/public servants on the allegations that the accused along with the Regional Director conduct a periodical inspection in various hotels for the purpose of issuing classification/license and in the process, in conspiracy with Consultant / Hotel owners, the undue advantage is obtained by him and others. It was further alleged that the accused would be proceeding to Palani near Madurai with the bribe amount of Rs.7 lakh (approx.) collected from various hoteliers for giving favorable reports. The accused was intercepted while proceeding with Palani.
Searches were conducted today around 15 places located in Patna, Chennai, Kochi, Ernakulam & Kollam which led to the recovery of cash of Rs.31 lakh (approx.) and incriminating documents.
Investigation in both cases is continuing.