Lokayukta police on Thursday raided the premises of P G Wandkar, Excise Deputy SP, Belgaum. According to Lokayukta police, the officer owns properties worth 700 times more than his known income.Wandkar owns a residential complex in Goodshed road, besides houses in Gandhinagar, Laxminagar and Hanuman Nagar in Belgaum. A huge shopping complex in the heart of the city is also allegedly his.
In Belgaum, sleuths seized a huge amount of unaccounted wealth, cash and property from the residence of Wandkar. Wandkar’s apartment on Goodshed Road, another house in Sadashivnagar, and his ancestral home in Bhadkal Galli were raided simultaneously. A huge amount of cash, jewellery and property documents were recovered. Police sources said Wandkar had made huge investments in the construction business. He reportedly has a investment in the building opposite the Chitra theatre.
Wandakar, DySP, Belgaum has six vehicles including a Tavera, two Maruti Station Wagons, a Honda Activa, an RX Yamaha and a Hero Honda.