Surat: This chai wallah has earner the media glare for all the different reasons. Owning large amount of unaccounted wealth in the times of demonetisation and government's tirade against black money has made him fall under the scanner of Income Tax department.
The news agency ANI reported that Income Tax Department on Saturday raided the premises of city-based tea seller-turned-financier Kishore Bhaijyawala and seized cash worth approximately Rs 400 crores, including cash, bullion, jewellery and property papers from his possession.
The report added that IT search was on on Bhajiyawala's premises by the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized Rs 30 lakh, of which Rs18 lakh were in new currency notes and 2.5 kg gold from the premises of a tailor in Mohali and Chandigarh.