29 Apr : The Special Police Establishment of Lokayukta organisation’s Rewa unit conducted a raid recently at the government residence of Veterinary Extension Officer of Anuppur district Dr. VP Chouhan. The raid was conducted after a search warrant was received from Special Court, Shahdol. During the raid, moveable and immoveable assets worth Rs 86 lakh 64 thousand 450 were unearthed. The process of searching his house and locker is still underway.
The unearthed assets include an HIG house in Shahdol, pucca house and another house built in 500 square metres, an under-construction two-strorey house and one-acre land in village Bijuri, 4.50-acre land in the name of his wife at village Phulkona, one Bolero car, one Maruti-800 and one Alto car, one Hero Honda motorcycle and Rs 3 lakh worth articles seized from his house.
Similarly, documents of fixed deposits worth Rs 2 lakh 39 thousand, Rs 8 lakh 67 thousand deposited in various banks, Rs 8,400 cash, investment in LIG to the tune of Rs 50 thousand, jewellery worth Rs one lakh 75 thousand and documents about investment of Rs one lakh 98 thousand in SBI Insurance were also seized. A case has been registered against the veterinary doctor under Prevention of Corruption Act.