BHOPAL : The state and the central government after the dismissal of corrupt former IAS couple Arvind Joshi and Tinu Joshi are eyeing their assets. The assets of the couple worth around Rs 300 cr have been attached by the enforcement directorate and the Lokayukta has also put up a challan in a case of assets disproportionate to known sources of income. The state government wants to confiscate the assets of the couple under the anti corruption provisions. With the dismissal of the IAS couple the hurdles in confiscating their assets have been removed but due to the investigations by the various investigation agencies the process may be blocked.
Action against corrupt would continue: CM
On the dismissal of the Joshi couple, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan maintained that action against corrupt officials by the state government would continue in future. He said that the state government had forwarded the case of dismissal of the couple to the union government in the year 2012 only. He said that MP is the first state where the legal provision of confiscating the assets of the corrupt was made.
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