The officials asked the accountants and principals on how the colleges collect fees, whether it is in cash or online or in the form of cheques and whether the authorities issue any receipts.
Rajasekhar Reddy’s father Laxma Reddy stated that officials inquired about his role in the colleges and institutions.
The I-T officials reportedly found several discrepancies in transactions carried out by the Malla Reddy group of educational institutions as well as the businesses run by his relatives.
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.
The I-T department had conducted raids at Malla Reddy's residence, as well as the residences of their kin and the premises of their colleges.
When I-T sleuths raided, Malla Reddy had hidden his cell phone inside a dustbin.
Sources said the officials identified 12 lockers in eight different banks belonging to the minister and his relatives.
As per the complaints, the teams conducted searches in over 45 places in Hyderabad and the erstwhile Rangareddy district.
IT conducted searches at the minister's residence at Boinpally and Kompalli and a few other places near Medchal.
“As the management of the company was incapable of protecting the lands, I urge your intervention,” Malla Reddy wrote.
Meanwhile, Mulugu Bar Association president V Chandraiya demanded that the government bring in legislation for the protection of the advocates.
The Minister said that when he was trying to explain government schemes and the State government's assurance to float a Reddy Corporation at the Reddy Simha Garjana when he was attacked.
When Malla Reddy started praising Rao and the pink party, the crowd not only interrupted his speech but raised slogans against him.
Malla Reddy said that the State government will introduce a new insurance scheme for labourers soon.
Ten accused have been arrested, while others are absconding. Police said Srinivas Reddy was not present at the spot at time of the incident and his role is being probed.