Delhi Transport minister, Kailash Gahlot‘s south Delhi residence and 15 other locations have been raided by the income tax department today morning, officials said.
Along with Delhi, Gahlot’s premises in Gurgaon are also being searched by the income tax department.
Searches are underway at Brisk Infrastructure and Developers Ltd and Corporate International Financial Services Ltd, at present, say Income Tax sources.
Aam Admi Party (AAP) legislator from the Najafgarh Assembly Constituency, Gahlot also holds the portfolio of law and revenue in Arvind Kejriwal cabinet.
Reacting to the raids at Gahlot’s remises, Aam Aadmi Party said, “Political vendetta continues.”
“We are providing cheaper electricity, free water, good education and health facilities along with making government facilities available at people’s doorsteps and they (Centre) are sending ED and CBI to conduct raids at our ministers’ houses. People are watching it and will reply them in 2019 (after Lok Sabha elections).”>