ACB registers disproportionate assets case against CE (P) JPDCL Jammu

Jammu: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered disproportionate assets case against Manhar Gupta S/o Atma Ram Vaid R/o H. No. 168 Sector-D, Sainik Colony, Jammu, Chief Engineer (Projects), PDD (JPDCL), Jammu.

“The case has been registered on the outcome of a Preliminary Inquiry conducted to look into allegations that Manhar Gupta, Chief Engineer (Projects), PDD (JPDCL), Jammu had amassed huge assets disproportionate to his known sources of income,” a spokesman of ACB said.

He said during preliminary inquiry, Manhar was found to have acquired numerous immovable as well as movable assets in his name as well in the name of his family members.

“Besides this, huge deposits in bank accounts, investment in Insurance Companies, gold/silver in bank locker belonging to him and his family members were also discovered. He has been found to have incurred huge expenditure on education of daughter,” the spokesman said.

He said the assets acquired as well as possessed and expenditure incurred by Manhar and his family were found disproportionate to his known source of income which constitute offences punishable u/s 5 (1) (e) r/w section 5 (2) of JK PC Act Svt. 2006.

“Accordingly, case FIR No. 09/2021 was registered in PS ACB Jammu. The investigation of the case is going on,” added the spokesman.

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