Hyderabad: ACB opens tainted official’s bank locker


Hyderabad: Gold and silver ornaments along with net cash of Rs 27.44 lakh were found in the locker of Mahabubnagar Municipal Commissioner Vadde Surendar, who was nabbed on October 22 at his office by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) when he allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 1.65 lakh.

An ACB release here said the locker was found in the Hayathnagar branch of the Indian Overseas Bank in the name of Surendar and his wife.

Gold ornaments weighing 808 grams worth Rs 17.24 lakh and silver oaments weighing 71 grams worth Rs 1,280 were found in the locker. Both Surendar and his wife were using the locker regularly, officials said.

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