Rs 4.5 Cr Cash, Rs 85 Cr Worth Gold And Documents Seized From Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr Vijaya Bhaskar’s Residence.
the Income Tax department conducted searches at the premises belonging to Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar and three others including politicians and officials.
The searches are still on, said a source of the department, who, however, refused to divulge more details at this juncture.
Around 34 locations are under the taxman’s lens across the state. This includes 23 places in Chennai, and 11 other places in Tamil Nadu.The raids that began around 5.30am came after a spate of reports about rampant use of money in RK Nagar by AIADMK Amma (Sasikala faction) candidate TTV Dinakaran.
Sources said a team of about 50 I-T personnel landed at Rasi Blue Metals quarry at Thiruvenkaivasal near Pudukkottai, surprising all including staff and public.
Simultaneously, another team landed at Vijaya Baker’s house at Sourashtra Street in Iluppur.