Rajkot: Complaint against two builders for slapping I-T sleuths

Rajkot: The Income Tax department has lodged a complaint against two builders for allegedly slapping and abusing I-T sleuths during a search operation carried by it recently, police said Tuesday.

Former Deputy Mayor and builder Narendra Solanki along with another builder R P Jadeja have been booked under various sections of IPC, they said.

Solanki along with 7-8 supporters allegedly slapped IT Assistant commissioner Ambika Prasad Yadav, police said.

While Jadeja was booked for abusing and threatening to kill IT officials during the searches.

The department had carried out search operations at construction companies and found undisclosed sum amounting to Rs 42 crore.