Mumbai: Female inspector held in graft case owns six properties, says ACB

According to the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB), the female inspector also has R48.50 lakh in fixed deposits and R38.13 lakh in different bank accounts, aside from R8.51 lakh in LIC

An inspector with the Industries, Power and Labour Department, arrested in a Rs 5 lakh graft case, was found to have owned six immovable assets, besides cash and fixed deposit collectively valued at Rs 86.63 lakh in her bank accounts, an ACB official said.

“The search at the Borivli residence of the arrested accused, Sandhya Pol (50), resulted in the recovery of a number of documents. As per the documents, she owned five flats and a shop.

Cash amounting to Rs 16,750 was found in her residence, whereas she has Rs 48.50 lakh in fixed deposits and Rs 38.13 lakh in cash in various bank accounts,” the officer said.

Pol also has an investment of Rs 8.51 lakh in the LIC, he said. The accused had allegedly demanded Rs 5,000 per flat for No Objection Certificates (NOC) for the Ahuja Towers in Prabhadevi.

On Monday, the ACB team arrested Pol from her office in Mumbai Central area for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh in return for issuing an NOC for wiring work to be carried out in two Worli high rises.

Junior clerk Ajit Kadam was subsequently held for his role as well.

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