Raids by Income Tax officials are being held at the ho mes and the offices of a lawmaker from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s party. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) lawmaker CM Ramesh’s homes and offices in Hyderabad and Kadapa are being raided.
Nearly 100 tax officials are raiding multiple locations including the office of a company owned by Mr Ramesh’s relative.
The firm, Rithwik Industries, is said to have a turnover of close to Rs. 1.000 crore.
Ten days ago, Income Tax officials had raided several places in Andhra Pradesh.
CM Ramesh was elected to the powerful Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament in Auguest after the opposition unitedly voted for him.