A statement made by the DVAC revealed that a case under Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the Minister for acquiring movable and immovable assets to the tune of Rs.156,20,745 between Jun 1, 2006 and Mar 31, 2010.
The DVAC officials carried out raids in Ilamvazhuthi's houses and that of his mother and brother.
The umpteenth raid on various DMK Ministers who are accused in various corruption charges, the latest raids come as no surprise. The DMK had called it a witch hunt by the ruling AIADMK. The earlier raids was carried out on DMK ministers like K.P. Samy, D. Duraimurugan, K.N. Nehru, T.M. Anbarasan, K. Ponmudi, N. Suresh Rajan, Pongalur N. Palanisamy, M.R.K. Panneerselvam, K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran, K.R. Periakaruppan, A. Tamilarasi, Thangam Thenarasu and N.K.K.P. Raja.