Ranchi:In a startling disclosure, a Joint Director in the Labour Department has been caught with assets worth crores of rupees. The fact came to light when Income Tax Department officials raided two flats of Krishna Ram situated in Krishna Vihar area in Ranchi, two Daltonganj residences, a Patna residence and his Anisabad office.

Income Tax officials managed to recover Rs 10 lakh from his Anisabad office while Rs 7.50 lakh was recovered from his Patna residence.

Krishna Ram’s son, Kamal, is also alleged to own two film companies in Mumbai. Documents recovered from Daltonganj residences reveal that Krishna Ram had also been operating a number of ITI institutes in Bihar and Jharkhand in the name of his brother in-law and family.

Krishna Ram had filed an FIR in connection with a theft case which took place at his Punaichak residence in Patna. In the FIR he had alleged that thieves made away with two kg of gold including Rs 18 lakh from his residence. The IT officials have also managed to recover some  documents related with the FIR.

   JPN\ Bureau