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Madhya Pradesh: Rs 7 lakh cash under bed, five iphones, 20 foreign watches found in clerk’s house

BHOPAL(PTI): Lokayukta Police on Saturday raided the residence of an Assistant Grade-II clerk, posted at the Collectorate office here, and unearthed huge amount of wealth, including assets over Rs 60 lakh and Rs 7 lakh cash, highly disproportionate to his known sources of income.

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Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of Lokayukta Police raided the house of Narendra Gangwal and recovered jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh, papers of land worth Rs 55 lakh, 20 foreign watches, five Iphones and details of a bank locker (documents), beside Rs 7 lakh cash that was hidden beneath a bed, Lokayukta Inspector Basant Shrivastava said.

Raids were also conducted simultaneously at his residence in Neemuch and Mandsaur districts.

Shrivastava said sleuths conducted the raid at a time when Gangwal was planning to leave for Goa on a vacation. He had also taken loan from various banks, amounting to Rs 10 lakh.

Two kgs silver and 250 gram gold ornaments were recovered from the bank locker, the officer said, adding that Gangwal also owned a car.

In Mandaur, team of Lokayukta Police recovered ornaments worth Rs 10 lakh and documents related to bank accounts and a locker, which will be opened later.
Further investigations in the matter are on, he added.

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