A team of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Saturday searched the bank locker of Jt com missioner of CGST, who along with a CA, was trapped while receiving alleged bribe on Thursday, and seized ornaments worth 26 lakh.
and CA Hemant ACB sleuths on Thursday had arrested Mukul Patil, Jt commissioner, CGST, Rajandekar from Ajni Chowk for allegedly accept ing a bribe of 24 lakh from a Yavatmal-based contrac tor, Jayant Choupane, of Jai Electricals and Electronics.
ACB sleuths, under the guidance of SP SM Khan, on Friday carried out searches at the office and home of Patil as well as at the office of Rajandekar.
Officials on Friday had seized 25.85 lakh cash from the office of Patil and 27.40 lakh cash from his home along with 40 tolas of gold coins. The bank locker was searched on Saturday.
The total seizures are worth 760 lakh. Sources claimed two diaries have been found from the office of CA Rajandekar that may pro vide incriminating evi dence. The accused were produced before a court on Friday and were remanded to CBI custody till February 7. Sources informed that there can be more arrests in the case.