Sleuths from the Income tax department conducted raids in various places across Bengaluru early Wednesday morning. Those raided include a bank manager and a government officer said to be close to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
In the raids carried out in 4 different locations, officials from the Income tax department scrutinised documents at the work place and residences of a bank manager and a Chief Engineer of the Kaveri board Chikkarayappa.
The chief engineer is said to be close to the Chief Minister. His residence in Banaswadi was raided by officials over allegations of possessing ill-gotten wealth.