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CBI arrests IAAS officer in DA case

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New Delhi, Sept 9 (PTI) CBI has arrested a Director-levelofficer of Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IAAS) forallegedly amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs1.67 crore. CBI sources said A Paramasivan, Director (AMG-II) postedat Office of Director General Audit (General Expenditure)here, was arrested in Chennai where he was called by theagency team probing the matter for questioning. The disproportionate assets case against Paramasivan is anoffshoot of a 2014 case in which his relative, a doctor, wasarrested while allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs five lakh onhis behalf for not harrassing a nursing college in Tamil Nadu,the sources said. During searches related to the bribery case, a recovery ofnearly Rs one crore in cash was made from Shivaram Thelagar,Paramsivan’s relative, CBI had claimed. The agency had registered a separate case of amassingdisproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 1.67 crore. Theagency has also arrested Thelagar and another relative ofParamasivan in the case. PTI ABSSC

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