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IT sleuths search apartment belonging to Karna minister

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Minor Irrigation C S Puttaraju Thursday said Income Tax sleuths have carried out fresh searches at an apartment belonging to him at Mysuru.

The is in charge of district and is overseeing election preparations of chief H D Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil Kumaraswamy, who is contesting his maiden election from

The minister said income tax sleuths reached the fifth floor of Sankalp Central Park apartment and stayed there for two hours.

Later, they handed over a notice to the cook, he told a TV channel.

On March 28, the income tax department carried out raids at multiple locations in Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mandya, Ramanagara, Shivamogga and Hassan triggering a strong reaction from H D Kumaraswamy and leaders who accused the Centre of promoting of vendetta.

Kumaraswamy had even called the I-T officers as the agents of BJP and led a protest by the ruling Congress-JDS coalition in front of the IT department office here.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 18:55 IST