Sleuths from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption today conducted raids at the premises of former Assembly Secretary M Selvaraj and other officials, for alleged malpractices during their tenure.
A DVAC release said a preliminary probe was conducted following information that Selvaraj had allegedly committed certain malpractices during his tenure between August 2007 and March 2011, which resulted in huge loss of Government funds.
During the probe, it was found that Selvaraj, while serving as Secretary, Legislative Assembly Secretariat, had visited Delhi and allegedly claimed Rs 75,319 by furnishing false information that he went on an official trip.
He also allegedly allotted rooms in MLA Hostel to unauthorised persons free of rent, thereby violating the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Legislators Hostel (Accommodation) Rules 1969 and caused wrongful loss to
Government to the tune of Rs 1,90,200, it said.
He had also allegedly committed malpractices by hiring vehicles from private travel agencies for the use of his family members and claimed the amount from Government funds and also committed malpractices in issuing work orders to a private workshop for repairing the official vehicles, the release said.