New Delhi: The Income Tax Department (ITD) on Wednesday conducted searches on multiple premises linked to Delhi Transport minister Kailash Gahlot in connection with an alleged tax evasion case. The raids were conducted on at least 16 locations linked with the Delhi minister. The raids are being conducted by a team of about 30 ITD sleuths in and around the national capital.
The searches are being conducted in connection with a tax evasion probe against two construction firms linked to the minister and others. Searches were held at Brisk Infrastructure and Developers Ltd and Corporate International Financial Services Ltd.
Delhi: Income Tax Department conducts raid at the residence of Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot in Vasant Kunj. pic.twitter.com/8zoqHjqS84
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Gahlot is the minister for transport, law and revenue and is an Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLA from the Najafgarh Assembly Constituency.