Three former Govt officials booked in separate DA cases

THANE, Aug 5: The Maharashtra Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday filed Disproportionate Assets cases against three government officials and their family members, who allegedly connived to get money apart from the legitimate income source.
“The total amount involved in the cases is to the tune of Rs 1.78 crore,” Thane ACB SP Mahesh Patil said.
Al the three accused-former Crime Branch Police Inspector Sahaji Jadhav , Zilla Parishad Rural Water Supply Scheme’s Executive Engineer Sanjay Baviskar and former Deputy Tax Collector Sunil Bane had allegedly earned shoddy incomes of Rs 41,65,067,Rs 1,03,52,073 and Rs 33,02,582 respectively during their tenures, a release said.
Inspector Sahaji,who was the investigating officer of the 2013 Mumbra building collapse, misused his position and power between the years 1985 and 2015 to accrue disproportionate asset exceeding 47 per cent of his known income.
He misused his position and power so as to earn the extra income which has been revealed in an open inquiry in the case filed against him(Inspector Sahaji)with the Wagle Estate Police Station, the release mentioned. Between 1989 and 2015, Executive Engineer Sanjay collected disproportionate asset exceeding 45.46 percent of his known income. A case against him and five others, including his wife Sharmila,was filed at the Thane Nagar Police Station. The third accused Sunil Bane accrued disproportionate asset,between 2000 and 2014,exceeding 30.38 percent of his known income. (PTI)
A case against him and his wife Bhavana was filed at the Rabodi Police Station.
The trio has been booked under the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act,and no arrest is made yet as further investigations are underway, the release added.