Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: Anti-Corruption Bureau officers unearthed disproportionate assets worth over Rs.1.3 crore from the residences of former Sub-Registrar Patamata, Vijayawada Pulimi Yagnanarayana, and registered case on Monday. On the basis of credible information that Yagnanarayana had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, simultaneous searches were conducted at his residence in J.D. Nagar, Patamata and on the houses of his relatives at Guntur, Vijayawada and friends at Bheemavaram and Eluru of West Godavari, according to an ACB release.

The accused officer who is now on orders of transfer to Kowtharam in Krishna district had acquired three houses, including a three-storeyed building at Vijayawada, a two-storey building in Eluru, nine house sites in and around Vijayawada besides of 655 grams of gold, one kg of silver, cash of Rs.10.53 lakh and three motorcycles.

The market value of the assets is about Rs.4 crore, release added. The investigation is under progress.

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