Thane water deparment official's house overflows with illegal assets

An investigation raid by the Anti-Corruption Bureau at the Thane-based row-house of Sanjay Eknath Bawiskar, executive engineer, Water Department, Zilla Parishad, Thane, revealed a stash of Rs 19 lakh, Rs 2.5 lakh-worth gold, furniture worth Rs 23 lakh, a car and bank deposits of Rs 1 crore.

Sanjay Eknath Bawiskar
Sanjay Eknath Bawiskar 

On Friday, 49-year-old Bawiskar was arrested along with junior engineer Prajwal Bhoir for demanding a bride of R3,500 from a builder to clear his application.

An ACB officer, on condition of anonymity, said, "All this only on the first day of the raid. Investigations are
still on.

"An inquiry will be set up in this case of disproportionate assets and we will question him on how he gathered all this wealth."

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