DVAC raids the premises of former AIADMK minister KC Veeramani, seizes Rs 34 lakh in cash, 9 luxury cars | India News
Chennai: The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Directorate (DVAC) carried out searches on Thursday, September 16 in more than 20 premises and places linked to the former minister of AIADMK, KC Veeramani, as part of a case of disproportionate assets, the Tamil Nadu police said.
According to Tamil Nadu’s Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department, searches of the home of former AIADMK Minister KC Veeramani and that of his associates and relatives led to the seizure of valuables and assets worth several crores.
KC Veeramani, was previously the Minister of Trade Taxes and Registration Departments of Tamil Nadu. A case in Vellore Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Cr.No. 12/2021 u / s 13 (2) r / w 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 and u / s 13 (2) r / w 13 (1) (b) of prevention of corruption The 1988 law as amended in 2018 was registered on Wednesday September 15 against KC Veeramani.
According to the vigilance department, an investigation conducted on Thursday led to the seizure of net cash valued at Rs 34 01 060 / -, US dollars valued at Rs 1.80 lakhs, nine cars of luxury (including a Rolls Royce), five computer hard drives, 4.987 Kgs. (623 Sovereigns) of gold jewelry, 47 grams of diamond jewelry, 7.2 kg of silver items among others.
Bank passbooks, property documents were identified and material and documents relevant to the case were seized, in addition to 275 units of sand (valued at approximately Rs 30 lakhs) were found deposited in the residential premises of the former minister.
The investigation into the former minister having amassed and owning property disproportionate to his known sources of income is ongoing.