Former TN food minister R Kamaraj amassed Rs 58.44crore disproportionate assets: DVAC | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption officials on Friday morning began searches on the premises of former Tamil Nadu food minister R Kamaraj in connection with a disproportionate wealth case. Searches are being held on 49 premises, including six in Chennai.
The DVAC has registered a case against the former minister and Dr MK Eniyan, Dr K Inban, R Chandrakasan, D Krishnamurthy and S Udayakumar. DVAC inspector of police GR Chitra of Thiruvarur registered the case under sections 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy) and under 13 (2) read with 12 (1) (e), 109, 13 (1) (b) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
Kamaraj, 62, is the present MLA of the Nannilam constituency in Thiruvarur. His sons MK Eniyan, 32, and Dr K Inban are the managing director of Sri Vasudevaperumal Health Care Private Limited, while R Chandrakasan, 62, is the managing director of the NARC Hotel Private Limited and B Krishnamoorthy, 51, is one of the directors. of NARC Hotel.
The FIR says Kamaraj amassed wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income for the period from April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2021. It says Kamaraj had bought movable and immovable properties worth Rs 58.44 crore in his name and in the benami of his close relatives and friends. .
The FIR says Kamaraj indulged in “corrupt activities by abusing his official position as a minister and internally enriched himself illicitly by acquiring assets and pecuniary resources in his name and in the name of his family members and in the name of his close associates disproportionate to known sources of income. ”

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