Highlights

  • Raid on PWD engineer as part of Karnataka's anti corruption crackdown
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau found ₹40 lakh in the drain pipes
  • Nearly ₹25 lakh and huge pile of gold also found 

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Watch: ₹40 lakh cash found in drain pipe during raid on PWD employee in Karnataka

Wads of currency notes were dug out of pipelines in a raid by Karnataka's Anti-Corruption Bureau at the residence of an engineer with the Public Works Development.

It's raining money, or it must have been since the drain pipes were full of cash!

The residence of PWD joint engineer Shantha Gowda Biradar in Kalaburagi district was raided as part of a state-wide crackdown on Karnataka government officials accused of corruption.

During the raid, officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau recovered ₹25 lakh in cash and gold.

After a tip off, officials got a plumber to extract the wads of currency notes from the drain pipes. Nearly ₹40 lakh were extracted from the pipes. Talk about a cash flow.

Also see: Watch: CBI team attacked in Odisha during raid in child pornography case

The Anti-Corruption Bureau has conducted searches at 60 locations in connection with disproportionate assets cases against 15 officials.

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