Hardoi: IT has raided the gutkha trader located in Railwayganj of Hardoi district in Uttar Pradesh. So far, more than 10 places of the gutkha manufacturers have been raided simultaneously. The team of Income Tax Department is interrogating the employees and family members of the businessman.
After the raids of gutkha traders in Kanpur and Kannauj in the past, now there is a stir among the traders regarding Income Tax Department actions in Hardoi.
According to the information received, the Income Tax Department has raided residential places of Kishore and National Gutkha owner Praveen Awasthi located at the Mohalla Railwayganj Nagheta Road in the city on Wednesday.
The IT-team has carried out simultaneous raids at more than 10 establishments including Gutka trader’s house, warehouse, factory, marriage hall. The team of Income Tax Department is engaged in in-depth interrogation of businessmen and employees’ family members in the establishments. The action has surely instilled fear in the traders community who are involved in tax evasion exercises.
Raid at the house of a builder living in Ballia
The Income Tax Department’s raid on the whereabouts of a builder in Ghaziabad is underway since 10 am, on Wednesday. Originally a resident of Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, this builder has been raided for the obscurity in the transaction of money in the business. According to reports, the team of Income Tax Department is searching the builder’s place in IRS Society located in Abhay Khand of Indirapuram since Wednesday morning. Since 10 am on Wednesday, the Income Tax Department team members have locked the family members in the house and are currently interrogating everyone.