New Delhi, Jan 1: The Income Tax department has begun scrutiny of the controversial land deals and financial transactions made by Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.
In this series, the IT department has served a notice to Skylight Hospitality, a firm associated with Vadra, says media reports.
Reports say in a notice sent to ‘principal officer' of the company, Skylight Hospitality Pvt Ltd has been asked to provide 'agreements to purchase and sale of immovable properties' since 2005-06. In addition to this, the principal officer has also been summoned on Friday.
The department has also sent a set of 22 questions to the firm seeking details of its financial and land deals.
Skylight hospitality has been in the centre of controversy over its land deals with DLF.
In November, Vadra winded up four of his Haryana-based companies, his advocate issued a notice saying that the closing down of companies is not related to the alleged land deals
The notice issued by Vadra's advocate said, "Please note that the six companies referred to in your article namely Lifeline Agrotech Private Limited, Greenwave Agro Private Limited, Rightline Agriculture Private Limited, Future Infra Agro Private Limited, Best Seasons Agro Private Limited and Primetime Agro Private Limited have been closed or are in the process of closing because these companies have not done any business whatsoever. These are private companies and our Client is well within his right to close these companies lawfully," it said.