In a major swoop, the sleuths of the Income Tax Department (ITD) carried out searches on multiple premises linked to Delhi Transport minister Kailash Gahlot.
It is said that the raids have been carried out in connection with an alleged tax evasion case.
It emerged that at least 16 locations in and around the national capital are being raided by a team of about 30 ITD sleuths.
The searches are being conducted as part of a tax evasion probe against two construction firms linked to the minister and others, the officials said.
Gahlot is the minister for transport, law and revenue and is an Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLA from the Najafgarh Assembly Constituency.>