Shivakumar’s brother Suresh, additionally a Congress MP, requested the CBI to make clear concerning the remaining Rs 50.22 lakhs, saying “it was not found and accounted for in our premises”.
- PTI Bengaluru
- Last Updated: October 6, 2020, 8:54 PM IST
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Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar and his brother DK Suresh on Tuesday claimed that solely Rs 6.78 lakh was recovered from their residences by the CBI, a day after the central company stated searches on their premises and others led to seizure of Rs 57 lakh money. Suresh, additionally the Congress MP from Bengaluru Rural, even requested the investigating company to make clear concerning the remaining Rs 50.22 lakhs, saying “it was not found and accounted for in our premises”.
The CBI on Monday carried out searches at 14 places linked to Shivakumar, in Karnataka, Delhi and Mumbai, in reference to the allegations of possession of disproportionate property. It stated the searches on the premises of Shivakumar and others led to restoration of money of Rs 57 lakh (approx) and a number of other incriminating paperwork, together with property paperwork, financial institution associated data and pc exhausting disk.
“I also would like to clarify that the CBI has accounted for a total cash of Rs. 6.78 lakhs between my brothers and my premises,” Suresh stated. “In my Delhi residence cash of Rs 1.57 lakh, my brother’s residence in Bengaluru cash of Rs 1.71 Lakh, his home office in Bengaluru cash of Rs 3.5 lakh was accounted for,” he stated, in a collection of tweets.
Suresh added that no money was proven as seized from the residence of him right here and his brother’s in Delhi. Later within the day, Shivakumar informed reporters that officers haven’t taken something from his mom’s place, whereas some papers have been taken from their Delhi residences,and sure paperwork from his brother Shashi Kumar’s place.
“I’m also told Rs 50 lakh has been recovered from my friend Sachin Narayan, who is into liquor and hotel business.He was not able to deposit the money in the bank because of Sunday. I have not been able to talk to him yet,” he stated.
Stating that he was able to launch the ‘panchnama’ (a written document) of what was recovered from his premises, Shivakumar stated, “people like us who are in politics, cannot keep things in secrecy”. “This is a raid on me and my house, it’s an FIR on me, none of their (friends and family) names are in it, I’m not sure if there are separate cases registered against them,” headded.
On Monday itself, whereas responding to the CBI’s declare of Rs 57 lakh money restoration, Shivakumar had he was answerable solely to what was in home. Responding to a query relating to experiences that one in every of his private assistants was allegedly hit by officers through the searches, Shivakumar stated, he has been knowledgeable about it however added he’ll communicate on the matter solely after correctly inquiring into.
“I will check it up properly, because my PA was weeping…as I did not want anything untoward like what happened with Ramesh, PA to former Deputy CM Parameshwara, (who committed suicide after IT raids on properties linked to his boss last year). So I did not take it up in a hurry in front of others.
… I was quiet, I will talk to him,” the KPCC chief stated. However, his brother Suresh complimented the CBI officers for his or her “professional conduct” through the searches on his premises and that of his brother “without any harassment”.
Responding to a query, Shivakumar stated he has not obtained any summons but. “They may issue one.” Shivakumar had on Monday termed the CBI searches as “politically motivated” and stated he wouldn’t bow right down to “conspiracies or pressure tactics to shut him up”. He was arrested on September 23 final 12 months by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a cash laundering case and was lodged within the Tihar Jail in Delhi in judicial custody earlier than being launched a month in a while bail granted by the Delhi High Court.