Badami: In a major jolt for the Congressmen, merely four days ahead of the Karnataka elections, Income Tax (IT) officials conducted raids at a resort and hotel belonging to a Congressman Anand Singh on Monday late night in Badami Assembly constituency. This also happens to be the constituency from where Chief Minister Siddaramaiah would be contesting in the forth coming elections.
According to sources, a team of more than 10 officials, including a joint director of Income Tax carried out the raid at Krishna Heritage Resort and Hotel Mayura late on Monday night and seized around Rs.13 lakh.
Officials seized Rs.11 lakh from the Krishna Heritage and Rs.2.5 lakh from Hotel Mayura, it is said
Minister R B Thimmapur and MLC C M Ibrahim, a close associate of the chief minister were present in the resort at the time of the raid. Recently, when CM visited Badami for the campaign stayed in the same resort.
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