I-T raids at Kamal Nath's aide residence, other premises
They said documents seized during the searches were being scrutinised in detail.
Income Tax, Raid, Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh The Income Tax department on Sunday conducted raids at the residence and other premises of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Praveen Kakkad, sources said.
The raids were conducted by a team of officials, who arrived from Delhi, at Kakkad's residence in Vijay Nagar area here and other places associated with him, sources in the I-T department said.
They said documents seized during the searches were being scrutinised in detail. Further details were awaited. Kakkad, a former Madhya Pradesh police officer, was appointed OSD to Nath after the Congress-led government came to power in the state last year.
He had earlier served as OSD to former Union minister Kantilal Bhuria during the UPA regime. Kakkad's family is associated with a number of businesses, including hospitality.
I-T Sources: I-T dept is conducting searches at 50 locations. Searches underway at locations of MP Chief Minister's OSD, Ratul Puri, Amira Group&Moser Bayer. Searches also underway in Bhopal* ,Indore,Goa& 35 locations in Delhi. More than 300 I-T officials conducting the searches. https://t.co/x5wkkEE01p— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2019
Pictures provided by Income-Tax Sources of cash recovered during raid at residential premises of Prateek Joshi in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. I-T searches are underway at 50 locations including Indore, Bhopal, Goa and Delhi. pic.twitter.com/TAMe4J1Nii— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2019
Indore: Visuals from official premises of Praveen Kakkar, OSD to Madhya Pradesh CM, where income-tax officials are conducting a raid. pic.twitter.com/fWoOS4qT4o— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2019
Madhya Pradesh: I-T raid underway at Bhopal residence of Praveen Kakkar, OSD to Madhya Pradesh CM. Searches are also underway at his residence and official premises in Indore. pic.twitter.com/JBktgZjJvB— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2019
Delhi: I-T raid underway at residence of RK Miglani, close aide of Madhya Pradesh CM, in Green Park. pic.twitter.com/XEKcEpY8a7— ANI (@ANI) April 7, 2019