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IT raids at BJP leader's businesses in Uttarakhand

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

Thirteen business establishments of and his family in Uttarakhand and were raided by Income Tax sleuths Friday, officials said.

Goyal's properties raided by the department included Kwality Hardware, and in Dehradun, besides in Roorkee and in Yamunanagar (Haryana), said.

The thirteen establishments belonging to Goyal and his family were raided on charges of suppression of sales, unaccounted receipts and unaccounted investments, he said adding the documents seized during the raids were being examined.

Goyal had contested for the Rajya Sabha as a BJP candidate in 2016.

Considered close to senior BJP leaders, he was a ticket contender for Dehradun mayoral seat in the civic body polls held in the state recently.

However, when contacted Pradesh BJP said Goyal does not hold any office in the party's organisational structure at present.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 16:07 IST