Vigilance raid on Aluva flat of PCB engineer, cash found stashed in vessels

Aluva: Rs 17 lakh cash stashed in vessels was unearthed during a Vigilance raid at the residence of an engineer of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.

The engineer A M Harris was arrested on charges of receiving Rs 25,000 from an industrialist based in Kottayam.

The raid was carried on Wednesday at a flat in Aluva and it concluded at midnight. At the flat, the cash was found hidden in a pressure cooker and rice pot.

The Aluva flat is worth Rs 80 lakh at current market rates. Here a TV costing Rs 2 lakh was found, further suggesting that he has assets disproportionate to his income. A music system costing Rs 1.5 lakh was also found here by the Vigilance sleuths.

Documents revealed Harris has visited over 10 countries and has Rs 18 lakh bank deposit.

Manorama News telecast visuals of the raid.   

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