BMTF Inspector Victor Simon arrested by ACB for ill gotten wealth Disproportionate assets case :
The ACB officials on Wednesday arrested Police Inspector attached to BMTF,Bengaluru Metropolitan Task Force,after he refused to cooperate with the investigation pertaining to the raid on his house for Disproportionate Assets case booked against him.
The accused officer Victor Simon was among the nine officials raided by the ACB officials.
While many of the officials cooperated during the raid and searches,Simon being police officer and aware of the rules refused to cooperate.
He would refused to replay saying i dont know and not aware for the questions posed by the ACB officials during the raid and searches.
Considering this,the Investigating officer in the case, reported the matter to,Superintendent of Police,ACB,Kuldeep Kumar Jain that the police officer is not cooperating to the investigation and the same was informed to ADGP,ACB, Seemanth Kumar Singh about the accused officer who ordered SP, Kuldeep Kumar Jain to arrest Victor Simon.
Based on the superiors order the Investigating officer arrested Simon and produced him before ACB Special court and the court has remanded him to ACB police custody till 13th March for investigation.
The ACB official who raided the house recovered huge amount of Disproportionate assets which estimated to be 257.4 percent higher than his known source of Income.
The ACB officials had recovered documents pertaining to a flat in National games village, a house in mysore,two sites in mysore,10 acres of agricultural land in mysore,1 Crore worth bonds, 500 grams of gold valuables,Rs 7.2 lakh cash,21 liters of foreign liquor and Rs 21.6 lakh worth household articles .
Apart from,Simon and his family members made several foreign trips which needs to be investigated to ascertain the purpose of their visit.
There are some questioned which need answers and some lockers and valuables which are still under verification.
If Simon is he could hamper the ongoing investigation and intimidate witness and disturb the evidence,a senior police officer said.