Bungalow of Khanna at Mount Burg Colony in Indore on Wednesday.
Bungalow of Khanna at Mount Burg Colony in Indore on Wednesday.

Indore: A day after raiding his residences, a team of Indore Lokayukta police on Wednesday searched a bungalow of district mining officer Pradeep Khanna and estimated its cost along with households in it at Rs 2.53 crore.

During the raids on Tuesday, the bungalow at Mount Burg Colony, Nayata Mundla, Bypass Road Indore was sealed as nobody was found there.

On Wednesday, Lokayukta sleuths in the presence of five witnesses and accused searched the bungalow and did a preliminary evaluation. An inventory was prepared on the investigation of the three floors of the bungalow, which prima facie is found to be of about Rs 2. 53 crore, Lokayukta sources said.

The value of the goods in the house were estimated to be of Rs 1.12 crore and the house cost is estimated to be Rs 1.41 crore. However, the final estimation will be done by the Public Works Department on the basis of verification of expenditure bills.

Meanwhile, a letter was written to lead bank regarding the bank accounts information of Khanna and his family members.

It is to be noted that Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided residences of a Sheopur district mining officer Khanna in Indore and Bhopal and unearthed assets worth crores of rupees which were disproportionate to his known sources of income.

The raids revealed that Khanna two bungalows – one in Indore and another in Bhop9al, flat and a 1500 sq ft plot at Mount Burg Colony on Indore bypass.

The raids also disclosed that the Khanna and his family own two four-wheelers and two two-wheelers, gold jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh and silver ornaments worth Rs one lakh.

The sleuths also found Rs 9 lakh in cash and documents pertaining to six bank accounts of Khanna and his family.

Lokayukta police are going to search bank lockers of Khanna on Thursday.

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