The engineering division of the Income Tax Department, on Wednesday, initiated the evaluation process of the bungalow of Nagappa Vajjal, a class one contractor and younger brother of Lingsugur MLA Manappa D. Vajjal. The two-member team consisting Manjunath, Junior Engineer from Bangalore, and Joseph, Assistant Engineer from Hubli, started the evaluation process. “We are, as per orders from Bangalore Head Officer, evaluating the entire furnished house of Mr. Nagappa Vajjal in Lingsugur. We will continue to do so till Friday evening and submit the report to the officer concerned in the IT Department,” Mr. Joseph told The Hindu .

It is learnt that Mr. Nagappa Vajjal did not file the expenditure incurred on the construction of the house to the IT Department. The house is said to have ultra-modern amenities such as sensor doors and helipad.