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I-T dept to grill Misa Bharti, husband in benami property case

This action by I-T department comes after the allegations made by Sushil Modi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Misa Bharti
Misa Bharti

The Income Tax Department on Wednesday summoned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Yadav's daughter and her husband in connection with a "benami" property case.

An I-T official requesting anonymity told IANS, "We have summoned Misa and her husband Shailesh Kumar for questioning on June 6 and 7."

On May 16, the raided 22 places in and around Delhi in connection with the alleged benami property deals involving and his children — Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, Health Minister Yadav and Misa Bharti, who is a Rajya Sabha member.

Besides the RJD supremo, the IT raids were also conducted at the residence of party MP PC Gupta as well as several businessmen and real estate agents in Delhi and Haryana's Gurugram and Rewari.

The I-T Department's action comes in the wake of allegations made by former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader

Modi has alleged involvement of and his three children — Tejashwi Yadav, Yadav and — in corrupt land deals.

First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 17:26 IST