The Enforcement Directorate Wednesday said it has attached properties worth over Rs 8 crore of a former IAS officer of Kerala under the anti-money laundering law in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case.
The central probe agency said it has issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against T O Sooraj and has attached 13 immovable properties, four vehicles and cash worth Rs 23 lakh. The total value of the properties attached is Rs 8.80 crore, the agency said in a statement.
The ED said Sooraj, while working as a government servant, "illegally acquired movable and immovable properties disproportionate to his known source of income during the period between January 1, 2004 to November 19, 2014".
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