After Income Tax raids , Tamil Nadu sand mining baron, Shekar Reddy, had been arrested following massive seizure.
IT department had seized currency notes worth Rs 131 crore, including Rs 34 crore of new notes and 127 kg gold .
CBI has registered case against him under sections 120B of IPC 409, IPC 420 along with prevention of corruption act.
Income Tax department said it has widened the net by probing the links of chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao with Shekar Reddy. IT official conducted raids at 10 places on TN CS Rao and State Environmental Impact Assessment Authority officials in Tamilnadu, Bengaluru and Chittoor.
IT Dept officials took two Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary’s personal secretaries with them after the 5-hour search concluded.