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Income tax officials raid 33 places in Tamil Nadu

The raid comes days after the IT officials carried out that massive search operation and unearthed Rs 1,430 crore.

india Updated: Nov 28, 2017 10:39 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Chennai
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Police personnel outside former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's residence at Poes Garden during income tax raids, in Chennai.(PTI File Photo)

Income Tax (IT) officials on Tuesday raided 33 premises in Tamil Nadu and Madurai belonging to three business groups. It is a follow-up to its earlier searches linked to jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s kin and business associates, said a senior official.

“Search operations are on... The officials are carrying out searches in the premises of Marg group, S2, and Millennium,” the IT official told IANS preferring anonymity.

According to him, this is a follow-up of the IT Department’s search operations carried out in 187 premises belonging to the relatives of Sasikala and their business organisations.

The raid comes days after the IT officials carried out that massive search operation and unearthed Rs 1,430 crore of tax evasion.

The IT Department also raided the residence of late chief minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa after that.

First Published: Nov 28, 2017 10:27 IST