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     Raipur, February 12, 2015: Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths today raided the headquarters of the Nagarik Apurti Nigam (Civil Supply Corporation) at Raipur and unexpectedly recovered crores of rupees cash.

     Simultaneously raids were conducted in 28 places across the state and a cash amount of about Rs 2.75 crore were seized, ACB sources said adding details are awaited.

     Rs 1.69 crore cash was recovered from the Raipur chamber of the Manager Shiv Shankar Bhat, ACB sources said.

     From the chamber of Girish Sharma, steno of the Managing Director NAN,  Rs 20 lakh cash was recovered.

     Rs 36 lakh was recovered from the residence of the NAN Computer operator Chitram.

     Rs 7.25 lakh were recovered from the district officer Sudhir Kumar Bhole.

    From the residence of D K Sharma, who is working in Balod Ware house, the ACB seized Rs 30 lakh cash.

     ADG ACB Mukesh Gupta said they had information about large scale corruption in custom milling because of which the raids were conducted.

     The money that was recovered today was meant to be distributed among the officials, he said.

     Raids in many other places are continued but it was confirmed a large scale racket was going on for the quite some time otherwise such a huge amount of cash would not have been recovered.

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