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TN minister Vijay Bhaskar reaches IT office for probe

By Vicky
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Tamil Nadu health minister, Vijay Bhaskar has reached the Income Tax office for questioning. His house was raided by IT sleuths last week. During the raids incriminating documents suggesting bribes being paid to voters were found. This led the elections to the R K Nagar constituency being countermanded by the Election Commission of India. Earlier actor-politician, Sarathkumar whose residence was also raided appeared before the IT department.

TN minister Vijay Bhaskar reaches IT office for probe

The IT department had also complained that the minister had pushed a CISF personnel when he was stopped from speaking to the media. During the raids conducted several incriminating documents had been seized. The names of several more ministers and MLAs were found as per the documents that are currently in the possession of the IT department.

Sources said that complaints are being filed against several ministers and MLAs following the raids. The IT department will conduct another raid. IT department officials recovered documents and other material which showed that at least Rs 85 crore had been pumped into the elections. While health minister Vijay Bhaskar's house had been raided, IT department officials say that this was just a tip of the ice-berg. More raids are in the offing, the official also informed.

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