The Punjab Vigilance Bureau today registered a case against former chief engineer of Greater Mohali Development Authority Surinderpal Singh for allegedly amassing wealth more than the disclosed sources of his income.
An official spokesperson for the bureau said that during the investigation, the vigilance team probed the period form 2005 to 2017 during which Singh held responsible postings and found that he and his family members have total income of Rs 5.24 crore.
During the period probed, he and his family had spent Rs 29.67 crore on various moveable and immoveable properties including other expenditures, he added.
He said out of this total money, the accused engineer and his family had purchased moveable assets including payment of registration fees with Rs 2.46 crore and spent Rs 53.46 crore to acquire various immoveable properties.
The spokesperson further added that the accused had incorporated three firms namely Access Agro Seeds Pvt Ltd, Award Agro Traders Pvt Ltd and Oster Agro Traders Pvt Ltd in the name of his wife and mother and transacted Rs 65.85 crore in the accounts of these bogus companies and the savings accounts of his family.
He acquired immoveable properties with Rs. 25.85 crore at various places in the state and withdrew Rs. 40 crore as cash from the accounts of these firms which was being probed by the bureau.
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