Enforcement Directorate (ED) attaches under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 11 immovable properties located in Bangalore and Mandya districts of Karnataka to the tune of Rs.1.92 crores (approx.) of L.Raghu, Executive Engineer, National Highways, Bengaluru in a corruption case.
ED initiated investigations under PMLA based on the FIR and Charge sheet filed by Karnataka Lokayukta, Bengaluru against L. Raghu, Executive Engineer, National Highways, Bengaluru, for acquisition disproportionate assets during the period from 1987 to 2012. Investigation conducted by ED revealed that the accused has illegally acquired 11 immovable properties in Bangalore and Mandya, districts of Karnataka while working as a public servant in various capacities. These immovable properties consisting of plots, residential & commercial properties worth Rs.1.92 crore (approx.) were found generated out of Proceeds of Crime, hence they have been provisionally attached under PMLA.
Further investigation is under progress.