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This bill collector got stinking rich in just 10 months

Bangalore, Mar 14, 2013, DHNS :
The commercial complex in JP Nagar 5th stage, belonging to bill collector N Krishna.

Lokayukta raids 4 officials for amassing wealth beyond known sources of income.

Ten months into his job as a permanent employee, N Krishna, bill collector, has drawn a total of Rs one lakh as salary.

But when the Lokayukta officers raided his house on Thursday morning, they were shocked to find documents that showed that he had got a commercial complex in
JP Nagar 5th State, worth Rs 1.5 crore, registered in his wife’s name.


The BBMP employee of Sarakkikere Puttenahalli ward, who was being paid a salary of Rs 10,000 per month, was found to have disproportionate assets many times his known sources of income.

Documents pertaining to three properties at Kalidasa Layout and JP Nagar, with market value of Rs 2.05 crore, and household articles and valuables worth over Rs 2.8 lakh were also found.

The Lokayukta police on Thursday morning conducted simultaneous raids on four government employees and registered cases against them for possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.

They have registered cases against bill collector Krishna, Group ‘D’ employee of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, Yelahanka, M Kariyappa, Managing Director of Karnataka State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Bank C S Veeresh and Operation Theatre Technician of Kidwai Hospital, Ankappa.

The police seized documents pertaining to a dozen properties of Kariyappa, amounting to Rs two crore. The percentage of disproportionate assets of Kariyappa was found to be 177.

The disproportionate assets of Ankappa was found to be 104 per cent and documents pertaining to two properties worth almost a Rs one crore were seized.

The police also found documents of several properties owned by Veeresh.

In wife’s name


Chief among the properties were a two-storey house in his wife’s name in Bharat Eearth Movers Limited (BEML) Layout, a residential house in Kuvempunagar, Mysore and four sites in Davangere, Chitradurga and Arkavathy Layout and Puttenahalli in Bangalore.

The bank accounts are still being scrutinised.

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