KARNATAKA

Case against KSRTC bus conductor

Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: The Lokayukta authorities on Thursday raided the residence of a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus conductor Ranga Swamy in Chennaraypatna and registered a case against him for allegedly amassing property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The authorities found that he had property worth over Rs. 1 crore during the raid.

Assets

Superintendent of Police A.N. Swamy told presspersons here on Thursday that Mr. Ranga Swamy was attached to the Chennaraypatna depot of the KSRTC.

He had kept 1 kg of silverware and 400 gm of gold ornaments in a bank locker, owned a finance company which had business of Rs. 15 to Rs. 20 lakh, bank deposits worth Rs. 4 lakh and a five-acre land.

Mr. Swamy said that on July 13, 2008, Mr. Ranga Swamy had purchased seven sites in Gadde Rameswara Extension and all the sites were registered on the same day.

He had constructed a farmhouse worth Rs. 4 lakh in the locality.

Mr. Ranga Swamy’s son Manjunatha owned a gift shop worth Rs. 2 lakh.

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