Income tax bulk raids at 40 locations in Tamil Nadu
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Income tax bulk raids - Income tax raids took place at nearly 40 locations simultaneously in Tamil Nadu.
IT officials conducted raids at Chennai, Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore.
Natham Viswanathan, the former Power and Electricity Minister and his relative's properties were searched during the raid.
Income tax bulk raids were also conducted on Chennai mayor Saidai Duraisamy's son Vetri Duraisamy, Kirthilal Jewellers and Meenakshi Mission Hospital group.
The raids began in the morning and continued well past evening.
Few hours after the raids began at Viswanathan's properties, AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa removed him from all party posts on immediate bases.
C P Anbunathan, a businessman said to be close to Viswanathan, was caught with bulk cash at his residence near Karur by Election Commission and I-T department.
There were also allegations against Viswanathan regarding the power projects when he was in charge of the ministry.
IT department also carried out raid on a Coimbatore-based diamond jeweller.
IT department also raided the houses of hospital chief N Sethuraman and his son S Guru-Murthy who operates hospitals on a large scale.