The officers also seized ₹ seven lakh in ₹ 2,000 notes from the 'corrupt' official.

 

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided properties of Additional Commissioner K Lakshman Bhaskar across 11 places in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Saturday and Sunday that led to unearthing of huge assets worth about ₹ five crore.

 

Several crucial documents relating to Bhaskar's properties were also seized during the raids, the ACB sources said.

 

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The sleuths are yet to open his lockers in various banks, which could reveal more treasure, they said.

 

He was apprehended and taken to Visakhapatnam as part of investigation of the case, the sources said. Bhaskar, a native of Ramanapalem area in West Godavari, had worked in various Excise Department in Visakhapatnam.

 

The raids were conducted in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and his hometown Ramanapalem, they added.