CBI, IT seize crores of rupees from house of former NBCC official

 
CBI, IT seize crores of rupees from house of former NBCC official

New Delhi (IANS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), as well as the Income Tax (I-T) Department is conducting raids at the house of former NBCC officer D K Mittal in connection with the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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The CBI team reached the house on Friday night and have been searching the house since then.

An I-T source said the Department was called to conduct raids after the CBI team recovered a huge amount of cash.

After the I-T team reached Mittal's house on Saturday morning, they counted the cash which turned out to be Rs 2 crore. Apart from the cash, jewellery was also recovered.

Mittal had recently retired from the NBCC and had been living in Sector 19 area of Noida.

The I-T officials are scanning the bank accounts of Mittal. They are checking the last three years transactions.

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The CBI lodged the case under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act after which the raid was conducted.