31 October, 2020

Flight Fantastic?

Corrupt IAS couple do a disappearing act

Vivek Pateria
Flight Fantastic?

Income Tax Findings

  • 3 Crore Cash: Rs 3 crore in Indian currency and Rs 7 lakh in foreign exchange
  • Rs 67 Lakh Jwellery
  • 78 Bank ACs
  • Rs  270 Crore Stocks/Futures Trade
  • 25 Flats 18 in Guwahati, 6 in Bhopal and one in Delhi
  • 400 Acres land
  • Rs 9.83 Crore Bank deposits


Even the long arm of the law finds it hard to get in its grasp Arvind and Tinu Joshi, the infamous IAS couple suspended and then dismissed for amassing disproportionate assets. The couple is believed to have flown abroad. No one seems to know how this happened. Raided in February 2010 and suspended the next month, the officers were dismissed four years on, in July this year. Facing corruption charges, during trial, they failed to appear even once before the court. Eventually, non-bailable warrants were issued on August 28. Police failed to find...



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