DVAC raids 28 properties belonging to former Minister

Sleuths from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-corruption is conducting searches at 28 properties belonging former AIADMK Minister and ex-MLA of Jolarpet, KC Veeramani.

As per the FIR released by the DVAC, he had amassed Rs.28.7 crore worth illicit assets. Apparently, the former Minister’s assets’ value increased to Rs 30.61 crore from April 2016-March 2021.

Last month, sleuths from DVAC conducted searches at 60 premises in Chennai, Kancheepuram-Coimbatore on Tuesday in connection with a case of graft registered against former Local Administration Minister SP Velumani of the AIADMK. Houses of Velumani and his brother Anbarasan in Chennai and Coimbatore were also under DVAC scanner.

This is the third case that the DVAC has taken up against former AIADMK ministers.