D.B. Naik ZP CEO arrested by Lokayukta

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The Lokayukta police arrested D.B. Naik, Chief Executive Officer, Belgaum Zilla Parishad, on Thursday who was found allegedly having several “benami” property.

The Lokayukta police carried out searches at several places include residences of five civil contractors. They recovered documents related to several “benami” properties, allegedly belonging to Mr. Naik. One of the contractors was found with documents related to 11 properties. Among the properties recovered, include 10 acres of land in Khanapur, some sites in Belgaum.

Records pertaining to Naik showing his alleged link with running of a first grade college in Mudhol have also been recovered.

Investigations led the Lokayukta police about Naik alleged abuse of his position as the Commissioner of Belgaum Urban Development Authority, which he held during 2005.

These kinds of raids and investigations are needed periodically to eradicate this Corruption from the system. Now what will happen to him is still to be seen.

Original Story in The Hindu

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