Tamil Nadu minister Senthilbalaji arrested | Income Tax officials start searches in Karur for the third time in seven weeks

Central Reserve Police Force personnel at a weaving factory in Karur where Income Tax officials are conducting searches | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Income Tax (IT) department officials have resumed searches in Karur at the premises of persons linked to TN minister V. Senthilbajaji, who is in judicial custody. After being arrested in money laundering case Registered by Enforcement Directorate.

The residence of Subramani, the managing partner of Kondu Mess (a restaurant) in Rayanoor and the Sri Ramvilas weaving factory in Chinna Andancoil were among the places where IT searches were underway on Tuesday. The searches are being conducted under the security of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel.

The premises where the search is underway has been brought under the IT scanner by the officials Eight-day long search operation to begin from May 26, At that time, some houses and offices were sealed during the operation due to non-cooperation by the residents.

Tuesday’s Finds third within seven weeks, The private office of Mr. Senthilbalaji and his brother V. Ashok Kumar in Ramakrishnapuram, which was sealed on June 2, is still closed. Shri Ashok Kumar, who was called twice by the IT authorities, has not appeared before them so far.