IT raids continue against Kamal Nath’s aides

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Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) Income Tax Department officials on Monday continued raids at the properties of people considered close to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

The officials have recovered a large amount of unaccounted cash along with documents pertaining to illegal transactions.

According to sources at the IT department, raids at the residences of the CM’s close aide Praveen Kakkar in Bhopal and Indore, and on a non-government organisation’s manager Ashwini Sharma and another one Prateek Joshi were conducted by the department on Sunday. The raids continued on Monday.

The officials recovered a large amount of unaccounted cash during the raids which was allegedly kept for use in the Lok Sabha elections, the sources said.

According to the sources, the sleuths have also recovered some documents which are related to transfers of many government officials.

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Kakkar and Sharma were interrogated by the police overnight, the sources said.

The IT Department’s teams from Delhi had conducted raids at several places in Bhopal and Indore on Sunday.

–IANS

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