Massive IT raids on Sasikala and Co business

rp_sasikala1-300x225-1-300x225-300x225.jpgIncome Tax (IT) officials on Thursday raided 187 locations belonging to relatives of jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, her nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran and organisations connected to them.

In a massive operation involving around 1,800 officials participated in the raids. They also raided the premises of Jaya TV and Dr Namathu MGR, a Tamil newspaper. Officials comprising 10 teams across Tamil Nadu — including state capital Chennai , Bengaluru in Karnataka, Hyderabad, Delhi, and other places .

The places raided included the residence of M. Natarajan, Sasikala’s husband, in Thanjavur, Kodanad Tea Estate belonging to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, Jazz Cinemas, Midas Distilleries, Saradha Paper and Boards, Senthil Group of Companies, Nilgiri Furniture in Coimbatore.