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Income tax raids at houses of Tamil Nadu health minister, actor Sarathkumar
Hindustan Times

Days before the urgent assembly bypoll in Chennai's RK Nagar on April 12, income tax sleuths on Friday raided the houses and offices of Tamil Nadu’s health minister  C Vijayabhaskar, film on-screen character Sarathkumar, previous MP C Rajendran, and Dr MGR Medical University vice-chancellor chancellor Dr Geethalakshmi.

The premises of companions and relatives of the health minister were likewise being looked by ncome tax sleuths.

The strikes that started around 5.30am came after a spate of reports about widespread utilization of cash in RK Nagar by AIADMK Amma (Sasikala group) applicant TTV Dinakaran.

As indicated by sources, an enormous measure of cash, running into crores of rupees, was recuperated from the living arrangement of the health minister.

A few lakh rupees were likewise recuperated from Sarathkumar, a pioneer of the Sammuthuva Makkal Katchi party who has stretched out support to Dinakaran in the survey, sources said.

Paramilitary  personnel accompanied by police were put on monitor outside the premises being attacked.

Sarathkumar's performing artist spouse Radhika is said to have been available when the attacks occurred.

In addition, wage charge specialists additionally struck a lodging in Egmore in Chennai where voters from RK Nagar were supposedly being passed out cash.

Taking all things together, assaults were done in 21 puts in Chennai alone, 11 puts in Pudukkottai, two places in Tiruchirappalli and one place in Namakkal.

Pay charge division sources demonstrated that few archives identified with the byelection were seized from the premises being assaulted.

Vijayabhaskar has been on the wage assess radar for quite a while, sources said.

It is affirmed that he had assumed a key part in guarding MLAs at the Kuvathur resort before the floor test in the gathering after the arrangement of the Edapaddi Palaniswami government upheld by VK Sasikala. Sources said five MLAs from the decision gathering were additionally under the scanner.


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Income tax raids at houses of Tamil Nadu health minister, actor Sarathkumar

Income tax raids at houses of Tamil Nadu health minister, actor Sarathkumar



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