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    Hyderabad: The Telangana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) T S Uma Maheshwar Rao for allegedly having assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

    After conducting raids on his house in Hyderabad and 13 other places in Telangana and Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh until late Tuesday, the ACB arrested Uma Maheshwar. He was serving as ACP in the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) at Central Crime Station (CCS) in Hyderabad. The ACB found valuable documents for 15 lands and other properties, as well as cash, gold, silver items, and other movable properties worth about Rs 3.5 crore.

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    The ACB will present the official before a magistrate and may request his custody to gather more information about his assets. Special teams of ACB carried out raids at the ACP’s residence in Ashok Nagar in Hyderabad and simultaneously raided his relatives and friends’ houses in the city and other parts of Telangana and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. There are also allegations that he is involved in irregularities and misuse of his official position. The ACP is the investigation officer in the high-profile Sahithi Infra fraud case, where the accused swindled customers for Rs 1,100 crore.

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