Monday, October 25, 2010
Karnataka: IT raids on BJP MLA's
Sleuths of the Income Tax department have conducted raids on the residences and offices of two BJP MLAs and have seized unaccounted money according to sources. Raids were conducted in 60 different places this morning and have also seized documents.
Sources told rediff.com that raids were conducted at the residences and offices of Suresh Babu and Nagendra. Their offices at Bellary, Bangalore and also their residence were raided and searched by IT department officials. The sleuths have seized money which is unaccounted and documents. The two leaders will be questioned further in this regard. Sources also maintained that more such raids will be conducted in the days to come.
The raids coincide with the statements of Chief Minister of Karnataka, B S Yeddyurappa who after winning his second trust vote had said that he would launch an inquiry into the unaccounted and illegal money that had been used to horse trade MLAs in Karnataka leading to destabilizing of his government.