IT raids Noida official’s residence, 30 cr cash recovered

NEW DELHI: Crackdown on corrupt bureaucrats continued as income tax officials searched residence of an additional sales tax commissioner of UP, Keshav Lal and recovered more than Rs 30 crore in cash and 10 kg gold.

This raid by the income tax officials is seen as one of the biggest cash recoveries of bribe money made by agencies from any bureaucrat. In a second search on the premises of a general manager of the UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam in Dehradun, officials recovered documents indicating huge investments in property made by the bureaucrat and his family, including a 20-acre farmhouse and a number of bank lockers.

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Another search was conducted on the premises of a retired OSD of Noida authority, Yashpal Tyagi, where authorities have recovered documents related to various property investments and bank lockers. Details of cash recoveries have not yet come.