Days after cranking their whip on the leading corporate houses in the infrastructure sector in Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad, the Income Tax Department now zeroed in on Indian National Congress(INC). Post a series of sudden raids on multiple offices and residences of corporate biggies, it was stated by the department that kilos of gold and crucial document worth crores of rupees have been seized. The I-T sleuths who unveiled about Rs 3,300 crore hawala racket case, also found shocking links with the age-old political party.
In a fresh revelation, Income Tax Department on Tuesday issued a notice to the political party seeking an explanation over the party allegedly receiving funds of Rs 170 crore from a company. The party also has been facing tax evasion allegation upon which the I-T department probed for an explanation. Officials have confirmed that the department is on a serious note regarding the case ice in turn stranded the national party.