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Income Tax Dept raids Sasikala and her relatives' properties in Chennai

Jaya TV Office Was One Among The Many Locations Where I-T Sleuths Had Conducted Searches Since Last Week

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 17 Nov 2017, 11:09:23 PM
I-Tax Dept raids Sasikala and her relatives' properties in Chennai

New Delhi:

The Income Tax Department on Friday conducted raids at VK Sasikala and her relatives’ properties in Chennai’s Poes Garden.

Jaya TV office was one among the many locations where I-T sleuths had conducted searches since last week.

The Income Tax (I-T) department sleuths had detected undisclosed income of Rs 1,430 crore in respect of 10 assessee groups which included those linked to Sasikala, her kin and their associates.

V. P. Kalairajan, a TTV Dinakaran supporter and a former MLA on IT raids said, "This is just political vendetta and targeting of one family." 

The police had  said I-T officials were today verifying documents at the Green Tea Estate at Curzon in Nilgiris district.

The estate is said to be purchased by late chief minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala some five years ago. (With PTI Inputs)

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First Published : 17 Nov 2017, 10:55:08 PM

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