Tax officials find secret letter in Sasikala’s room

The Income Tax officials seized a secret letter seeking action against those involved in the gukta scam in the Tamil Nadu from a room occupied by the Sasikala in the Poes Garden residence of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The IT department told the same to the Madras High Court.

 

 

Principal Director of Income Tax disclosed the same in an affidavit on a PIL filed by DMK MLA J Anbazhagan for a CBI probe into the alleged scam.

 

According to the affidavit, the then principal director of the I-T department had on August 11, 2016 written a letter to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police in connection with the scam. The letter had requested necessary action against the persons concerned.

 

The IT officials conducted searches in the office block and the Sasikala’s room. At present, Sasikala is serving a prison term in connection with the corruption case.

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