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IT dept searches premises of media baron Raghav Bahl

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Income Department searched Raghav Bahl's home and office on Thursday in connection with a case of alleged evasion, officials said.

A team of I-T sleuths raided Bahl's premises in Noida early morning and are looking for documents and other evidence related to a case of "bogus long term capital gains (LTCG) received by various beneficiaries", they said.

Bahl, who was in Mumbai, said in a statement that he was on his way to and his wife and mother were confined to the residence and not allowed to speak to anybody.

"I have got little else to go on right now," he said in a statement to the media.

Apart from Bahl, three other "beneficiaries" and professionals, J Lalwani, and Abhimanyu, are also being searched as part of the same action, officials said.

Officials said their business links to offshore entities are being investigated.

LTCG is broadly defined as the paid on profit generated by an asset such as real estate, shares or share-oriented products held for a particular time-frame.

Bahl is the founder of portal and the and a known

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 12:55 IST