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Uttarakhand: IAS officer Ramvilas Yadav arrested, vigilance probe finds assets 550 times his income

Thursday, 23 June 2022 (12:48 IST)
Dehradun: Dr Ramvilas Yadav, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttarakhand cadre, was arrested by Vigilance after midnight. He will be produced in the court on Thursday.

Yadav, who came from Uttar Pradesh (UP) to Uttarakhand cadre, has been accused of having assets disproportionate to his income by about 550 times. The UP government had recommended the Uttarakhand government to take action against him. After this, in April 2022, a case was registered against him for accumulating assets disproportionate to his income.

Vigilance had sent its report to the government in September last year. It was estimated that Ram Vilas Yadav has 547 per cent more assets than his known sources of income. After the trial, the Vigilance raided his residences in Lucknow, Ghazipur and Dehradun. Important documents were obtained from here. After this Ram Vilas Yadav reached the High Court, but even there he did not get relief.

On the orders of the High Court, Dr Yadav reached the Vigilance Headquarters at 1 pm on Wednesday. Where he was arrested after interrogation till around 2 pm. (UNI)

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