Guwahati: In a major development, CM’s Special Vigilance Cell based on the leads available in the investigation of the Vigilance P.S. Case Number 09/2017, relating to a scam in the Assam Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Guwahati (ABOCWWB) under the Labour Department, Assam, scrutinized the bank accounts of the arrested two IAS officers and found purchase of properties in New Delhi.
The two IAS officers identified as Priyangshu Bairagi and Chauhan Doley had allegedly purchased 3 properties in New Delhi and are strongly suspected to be purchased from the proceeds of crime.
As per the press communiqué by the Assam Police, on the strength of the search warrants issued by the Special Court, Assam, a team of officers conducted searches at the three houses, in the past 3 days at New Delhi.
Reports further state that a 3-bedroom flat no A-23, Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi belonging to Guna Doley, W/O arrested accused Chauhan Doley, IAS, the then Secretary of (ABOCWWB) was purchased on March 29, 2016 in the name of Guna Doley, From SABH INFRASTRUCTURE LTD (builders) at Rs 1.4 crores.
Similarly, a 3-bedroom flat no C-45, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi belonging to Priyangshu Boiragi, a resident of Beltola, Guwahati purchased in the name of Priyangshu Boiragi from SABH INFRASTRUCTURE LTD (builders) at Rs 3 crores.
Also, a 3-bedroom flat no E-122-A, Greater Kailash Part-II, New Delhi, belonging to Priayngshu Boiragi, arrested accused in the case, purchased on December 11, 2014, from SABH INFRASTRUCTURE LTD (builders) at Rs 2.05 crores.
Furthermore, a follow-up action is being taken in this regard by the Assam police in this regard.
It is to be noted that the properties were purchased in the period from the year 2014 to 2016, which coincides with the period during which the scam was committed.