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Jammu ACB arrests Ex MD SICOP in disproportionate assets case

The sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested former Managing Director SICOP Bhupinder Singh Dua in the case of possessing disproportionate assets case.
Official spokesman of ACB here said that the former MD SICOP Bhupinder Singh Dua, has amassed massive wealth and raised a number of assets in his own name as well as in the names of his family members and close relatives.
He had acquired these assets with the ill-gotten money earned through corrupt practices during his stint in SICOP in various capacities.
He added that during earlier search conducted on October 14, 2019, the valuable assets including gold ornaments total weighing 1.834 kg, silver weighing 1.470 kg and cash amounting Rs 9,57,400/- was recovered and seized from his premises.
During ongoing investigation, it was discovered that Bhupinder Singh Dua has also acquired the many movable and immovable proprieties including 12 different factories under different name and style established by him and his family members.
Names of few factories are M/S Modern Plastics, M/S Neptune Plastics and Modern Fabrications.
Large number of goods carrier and trucks purchased by him as well as his family members comprising two houses and two plots and four luxury vehicles.
The spokesman said that in addition, the retiree public servant has also raised a double storey palatial house in Posh Nanak Nagar area over a piece of land measuring two kanals approximately which clearly indicates that the accused is having property disproportionate to his known sources which has been acquired by him through illegal and corrupt practices during his service career.
“The accused was given ample time and opportunity to provide details of the assets and properties acquired by him,” he said adding that he was taken into custody for questioning regarding assets acquired by him and further investigations are going on.

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