Bhopal: During the raid conducted by the Lokayukta police at the Madhya Pradesh Health Director A N Mittal's residence on Thursday here, they have recovered two passports in his name.
   
There are two passports in the name of A N Mittal. While one is a UN passport issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the other is a regular passport issued by the Indian Government, police said.    

Sources said that according to rules, when an additional passport is issued to a person, the regular passport has to be deposited with the government.
   
Keeping two passports at the same time is a criminal offence and a case can be registered against the person under the Passport Act, they added. The raid on Mittal's as well as Junior Auditor Ganesh Prasad Kirar's residences were conducted by the Special Police Establishment of the Lokayukta, during which, assets worth over Rs 100 crore were unearthed.
   
Police have sent teams to Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh to probe the illegal deals, in which, Mittal is said to have been involved. Rs 38 lakh cash, foreign currency including 3,000 Euros and 1000 Australian dollars have been recovered from Mittal's house, police said.

(Agencies)

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