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I-T Dept raids on govt functionaries in UP, Uttarakhand

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Department on Wednesday conducted raids at the residence and office of four functionaries in and

As per sources, the officials raided the residence/ premises of Siddharth Nagar, a local body chairman, where they recovered Rs. 10 crore (approx) undisclosed

This crackdown has also revealed that search operations at the home and office of a based officer were conducted where the officials stumbled upon unaccounted payment for purchase of immovable property worth over Rs. two crore in name of the officers' wife.

The IT Department officials raided the house address of an PSU official, which led to evidence of misuse of position for seeking illegal gratification in collusion with contractor.

However, the IT Department also conducted searches relating to a group mainly involved in chit-fund businesses at 43 premises in Tamil Nadu, 29 in and six in

Earlier in April, the Department carried out raids on properties belonging to a minister as well as Congress' women's wing president in various locations across the state.

Also, in a similar case, search on a General Manager of a state PSU in led to substantial evidence of misuse of official position for seeking illegal gratification in collusion with a Rishikesh based contractor.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 19:57 IST