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Goa Leader of Opposition, wife booked in disproportionate assets case 

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Panaji: Leader of Opposition in the Goa assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case on Saturday, even as Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths raided the residence and office premises owned by the couple.

According to Superintendent of Police (ACB) Bosco George, a first information report has been filed against Kavlekar under sections 13(ii) read with 13 (1) (e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, while his wife Savitri, who unsuccessfully contested the assembly polls on a Congress ticket from the Sanguem constituency in the 2017, has been also been booked for abetting the crime.

“The raids were conducted on Saturday morning, in connection with the disproportionate assets case where 14 properties worth crores of rupees were purchased in the state of Kerala. Kavlekar and his wife have amassed disproportionate asserts to the tune of Rs. 4.78 crore, which is around 59.21 per cent above their known source of income,” George told a press conference in Panaji.

IANS

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