Raid on astrologer Chandrashekhar swamis house by IT and election officials[Updated 2013-05-05 13:17:00 ]
Bangalore:The IT officialls today confisicated a whopping Rs. 1.1 crore in cash,15kg of gold and 50 kg of silver from the residence of high profile astrologer Chandrashekhar Swami.
The raid was jointly conducted by the IT and elections officials on Saturday May 4 evening at his residence in R T Nagar here. The operation went on till late night.
Income Tax department joint commissioner, Capt Pradeep Arya led the raid based on the information that,transactions worth Rs 60 crore were made between him and politicians and political parties from Chandrashekar Swamis bank account.
As many as 15 election officers along with the tax department officers raided his residence at 5.30 pm.
Apart from cash, gold and silver, documents were also seized, sources said.