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Mumbai: Police constable is found to be worth Rs 2.77 crore

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 04 October 2016, 12:44 PM
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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case against a police constable and his wife for possessing disproportionate assets worth Rs 2.77 crore.

ACB had received a complaint of corruption against police constable Nitin Shrirang Gaikwad (40) after which it started an inquiry.

Gaikwad had been posted in the Protection and Security branch of police here from January 2008 to November 2014.

Probe revealed that Gaikwad’s assets were 883 per cent more than his income from legitimate sources during this period.Gaikwad was found to have purchased flats, jewellery, and held substantial amounts in mutliple bank accounts in his and his wife’s name.

His wife Manisha (40) too has been named in the case for abetment. Further probe is on.

First Published: Tuesday, October 04, 2016 12:41 PM

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