The Income tax department raided Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijaya Baskar’s residence at Greenways Road in Chennai on Friday.
The Income Tax sleuths are also conducting search operations at other locations including Puddukottai and Trichy.
On Thursday, the Income Tax department had conducted searches at over 50 locations as part of its crackdown against tax evasion to the tune of over Rs 100 crore, its first major action after the black money disclosure window of PMGKY ended recently.
IT raid at Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar residence at Greenways road, also at other locations including Pudukkottai and Trichy pic.twitter.com/McE4zI9JJz— ANI (@ANI_news) April 7, 2017
Officials had informed the first set of raids are being conducted against an Ahmedabad-based real estate and infrastructure player. Tax sleuths, they had said, have visited 30 locations in cities like Rajkot, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad as part of this action and multiple entities and people have been brought under the action.