On May 3rd, the IT department had issued summons to Vijayabaskar's wife.
The I-T officials also raided several premises belonging to the minister and his relatives in Chennai and other districts owing to allegations of involvement in cash distribution to voters in R.K. Nagar constituency where a by-election was held on April 12.
Meanwhile, the IT is conducting raids at 23 different locations across the state.
As per preliminary reports, raids are being conducted as they were not paying their income tax regularly.
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