Patna, Nov 2 (PTI) Vigilance Investigation Bureau today stumbled upon documents against Bhagalpur District Supply Officer Devendra Kumar Dard who had acquired disproportionate assets of Rs 77,85,546 from his known sources of income, a vigilance department release said today.
The vigilance bureau — which had lodged an FIR with the vigilance police station against Dard on October 31, 2017 – said that Dard and his wife got 19 plots registered in their names in Patna and Gaya apart from a flat at the Bihar state capital, the release said adding that he has also made investments in several financial instruments.
After obtaining search warrants from the concerned court, the bureau today conducted searches at Dards residence and office at Bhagalpur and at his flat in Patna from where it got documents that showed Dard has acquired disproportionate assets of Rs 77,85,546 from his known sources of income.
During a search at Dards Patna flat, the bureau found Rs 15,000 cash, jewellery worth Rs 30.40 lakh, 18 passbooks of various banks, a key of a bank locker, documents showing purchase of 16 plots, papers of agreement for four plots worth Rs 1.80 crore from the flat, it said adding that the bureau has also seized 20 cars.
The bureau, which found Rs 66,000 cash from Dards residence at Bhagalpur, has found evidences and documents that showed that Dard has misused his position and office to acquire properties worth several crore, it said. PTI AR JM