I-T raids on 3 bizmen in morning, state GST follows with 7 in evening
Mahender Reddy, who reached the police station with a group of supporters, said that the of the I-T officials resulted in him being hospitalised.
However, Rs 80 lakh of the cash is allegedly for payment towards the yearly routine fee to JNTU.
IT conducted searches at the minister's residence at Boinpally and Kompalli and a few other places near Medchal.
50 premises in Ranchi, Godda, Bermo, Dumka, Jamshedpur and Chaibasa in Jharkhand, Patna (Bihar), Gurugram (Haryana), and Kolkata (West Bengal) were covered during the searches.
Earlier, after toppling the Congress-Shiv Sena coalition government in Maharashtra, several party leaders including CM Gehlot had indicated that the next target of central agencies would be Rajasthan.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel told reporters at the Raipur airport that he had already predicted raids by the Income Tax and the Enforcement Directorate.
Tax evasion has been found as the actual amounts realised from the release of the films are much more than the amounts shown in the regular books of account.
The batch of appeals was filed by alleged benamidars, including VSJ Dinakaran, an owner of Spectrum Mall in Perambur, and K Nagarajan of Bonjour Bonheur Private Limited in Puducherry.
Searches were conducted at Chandrasekar’s residence in Vadavalli, his parents’ house in Pappanaicken Pudur, and his office in Peelamedu.
Sources said that Zhengshen and Zhang may have fled the country via the Nepal route amid fears that they may be arrested. Vivo did not comment on the development.
Raids were conducted at Sribas' native place Saroi under Dharmasala, Dankari and Jaraka in Jajpur district besides Baramunda in Bhubaneswar, Puri, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata.
The IT raids are allegedly linked to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation — the richest civic body in the country. Aaditya said these raids are happening because BMC elections are due.
Siddaramaiah was reacting to reports of IT raids on minister HC Mahadevappa. However, Mahadevappa, as well as the IT department, denied that any raids were underway at properties of the Minister.
The Income Tax department, had conducted a series of raids on state Energy Minister DK Shivakumar, has revealed that he entered into a deal to buy a 5-acre parcel of land in Bengaluru’s Palace Grounds