Hyderabad: CBI Chennai on Saturday booked a case against R. Sampath, retired director-general, Central Public Works Department, for allegedly amassing wealth disproportionate to his legal source of income during his tenure as a public servant .
The CBI claimed that while serving as deputy director general (Hq) at Chennai, he had amassed worth Rs 2.82 crore, which was 77.60 per cent disproportionate to his known sources of income of `1.92 crore.
The CBI said he had joined as an assistant engineer in 1979 and was posted to Division-1 in Hyderabad. He then promoted as chief engineer in 2012 and posted as deputy director general (headquarters) at the Special Directorate General, Chennai.
The CBI said Sampath’s alleged illegal properties included an agricultural farm at Hayatnagar, a flat each at Rethibowli, Gudimalkapur and Rajendranagar, a commercial space at Punjagutta among others.
The CBI booked Sampath under the Prevention of Corruption Act and IPC Section 109....