Lokayukta, on August 17, raided 48 locations across Karnataka, probing charges of alleged corruption by officials.
The raids have been carried out at 48 locations since morning, including Bidar, Dharwad, Kodagu, Raichur, Davangere, and Chitradurga.
A former Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) engineer in Davangere, a Constable in Bidar and a sub district officer in Kodagu are among those who have been raided by the Lokaykta.
Lokayukta officials have also raided a district official in Madikeri district. Searches are ongoing in different parts of Mysore city and district. An audit search at Harangi Reservoir Superintendent Engineer’s residence is being carried out.
In Kodagu, the Lokayuta has searched residence of a dsitrict collector in Priyapattana. Raids are also taking place on a Revenue inspector of Mahadevapura division, at his residence at Banashankari, Bengaluru.
Searches are being carried out at a Belgaum corporation Assistant commissioners residence in Dharwad. Officials are verifying documents in his residence.
Lokayukta is probing charges of alleged corruption by these officials. These officials face charges of accumulating disproportionate assets.
The raids are underway and further details are awaited.
(with inputs from ANI)