Income Tax raid at Tamil Nadu top officer; 30 lakh cash, 5 kg gold seized

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Income Tax raid at TN chief secretary P Rama Rao
Income Tax raid at TN chief secretary P Rama Rao

Chennai : Income Tax department on Wednesday raided 11 locations linked to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, including his official chamber and residence, to unearth Rs 30 lakh in new currency and 5 kg gold.

The homes of minister's relatives in neighbouring Chitoor (Andhra Pradesh) were also searched by the Income Tax team.

The raids were conducted over the evidence with IT team hinting at father and son have an undisclosed income of approximate 16-17 crores.

"We proceeded on the basis of evidence which includes documents, notings and others pointing to receipt of income by Rao and his son to the tune of about Rs 16 crore to Rs 17 crore," a top IT official said.

Earlier, Vivek had revealed that he has undisclosed income of about Rs 5 crores.