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Reasonable grounds to probe disproportionate assets case against Madkaikar: Lokayukta
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Reasonable grounds to probe disproportionate assets case against Madkaikar: Lokayukta

Agency News

Panaji, Sep 19 : Goa Lokayukta Justice (Retired) P K Misra on Thursday said that there were ''reasonable grounds'' to conduct a detailed investigation in the disproportionate assets case against former State Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar.

After holding a preliminary inquiry, the Lokayukta in his order has held that reasonable grounds exists for conducting a detailed investigation into the case.

The Lokayukta has directed that the Law Secretary be impleaded as a party and that a copy of the complaint filed by Advocate Aire Rodrigues be also forwarded to the Chief Minister.

On June 7 last year, Advocate Rodrigues had filed a complaint with the Lokayukta over the alleged inaction of the Anti- Corruption Branch (ACB) in probing the complaint filed by him against Pandurang Madkaikar.

The next hearing of the case has been fixed on October 17, 2019.(UNI)