Home News Reports 35 lakhs in cash and 'incriminating documents' seized in I-T raids at AAP minister's premises

35 lakhs in cash and ‘incriminating documents’ seized in I-T raids at AAP minister’s premises

The Income Tax Department (ITD) on Wednesday had conducted raids on multiple premises associated with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot in connection with an alleged tax evasion case.

A number of Rs 35 lakh in cash was seized and ‘incriminating documents’ of multiple accommodation entries and benami assets were reportedly recovered as IT officials conducted searches in at least 16 locations in Delhi and Gurgaon.

An accommodation entry refers to documents that reflect fake loans transacted by bogus means or shell firms in order to evade taxes.

- Advertisement - - article resumes -

The search teams, an official said, raided locations in Delhi’s upscale residential areas like Vasant Kunj and Defence Colony, offices and residences in Paschim Vihar, Najafgarh, Laxmi Nagar and Palam Vihar area in Gurgaon.

The search operations, that were on till late evening yesterday, were being conducted as part of a tax evasion probe against two firms, Brisk Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, which is involved in real estate business and Corporate International Financial Services Limited, a non-banking financial company, that are operated and owned by the family members of Gahlot, the official said.

Media reports have quoted an I-T department official as saying that the two firms were being probed for tax evasion after reports of multiple undisclosed transactions and alleged under-reporting of profits.

Delhi’s Chief Minister and the AAP supremo, Arvind Kejriwal, condemned the raid with his party calling it a ‘political vendetta’. Arvind Kejriwal lashed out at the Prime Minister asking him to seek an apology to people for what he called ‘constantly troubling’ his government.

Kailash Gahlot is the minister for transport, law and revenue in Arvind Kejriwal cabinet. He represents Najafgarh Assembly constituency in the Delhi Legislative Assembly. Before this Kailash Gahlot had managed to be in the news in August 2018 when the apex organisation of IAS officers in the country had ‘condemned’ the alleged ‘misbehaviour’ of Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot with Transport Secretary Varsha Joshi and had called it ‘unacceptable’.

Gehlot had allegedly misbehaved with Joshi during a meeting, which was held to review the replies of the Transport department to questions to be asked in the Monsoon Session of the Assembly, in August 2018.

Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Advertisement

Big Story

The case concerns with the death of one Prabhudas Vaishnani who had died due to the injuries inflicted upon him under police custody. Six other policemen along with  Bhatt were also the accused in the case.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Anjana Om Kashyap heckles doctors and nurses in Bihar hospital

What you did in that ICU is not journalism, Anjana Om Kashyap, it is insensitive, creating a nuisance and endangering lives

A video came to light earlier where Anjana Om Kashyap, a senior journalist from the India Today group was seen heckling and questioning a doctor inside the ICU over the outbreak of Encephalitis in Bihar

Ajaz who had set ablaze woman Police officer in Kerala dies while undergoing treatment in hospital

Ajaz had suffered 40% burns during the tussle that took place between Pushpakaran and him after he set her ablaze and was admitted to ICU at Alappuzha Medical College.
Bhat has been reportedly sentenced to life imprisonment by a trial court in Jamnagar

Disgraced former IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt sentenced to life imprisonment in custodial death case

The case concerns with the death of one Prabhudas Vaishnani who had died due to the injuries inflicted upon him under police custody. Six other policemen along with  Bhatt were also the accused in the case.
Image Source: Eventilators

FIR lodged against rapper Hard Kaur for calling Yogi Adityanath ‘OrangeRapeMan’ and accusing RSS chief of terror attacks

A complaint against rapper Hard Kaur has been registered by Varanasi based lawyer Shashank Shekhar at the Cantonment police station on Wednesday.

Kolkata Muslims write to Mamata Banerjee: Don’t let culprits who attacked doctors and Ushoshie get away just because they are Muslims

Notable Muslims of Kolkata write a letter to Mamata Banerjee expressing anguish over the latest events in the state

Anti-Modi cop Sanjiv Bhatt spreads muck about other Modi haters on social media

Sanjiv Bhatt being his vile self on social media.
Ushoshi Sengupta was allegedly chased and attacked, along with her Uber driver by a mob in Kolkata

Kolkata: Former Miss India, Uber driver attacked by mob, Fardin Khan, Sheik Rahit, and 5 others arrested

The Kolkata police finally swung into action and arrested seven men: Sheik Rahit, Fardin Khan, Sk. Sabir Ali, Sk. Gani, Sk. Imran Ali, Sk. Wasim and Atif Khan, for allegedly harassing the complainant.

Rapper Hard Kaur goes mental on social media: Blames RSS Chief for terror attacks, calls Yogi ‘OrangeRapeMan’

Taran Kaur Dhillon, more popularly known by her stage name Hard Kaur, appears to have fallen over the edge.

After threatening Jesus to choose between her and Rakhi Sawant, Tanushree Dutta questions Modi’s ‘Ram Rajya’

The Mumbai police have recently filed a B Summary report, giving a clean chit to Bollywood actor Nana Patekar, in connection with actor Tanushree Dutta sexual harassment case
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

171,134FansLike
149,911FollowersFollow
69,990SubscribersSubscribe
Help Us Reach Every Indian, Please Share This Post