FIR filed against 3 including DMK Vellore candidate Kathir Anand

I-T sleuths on March 29 had recovered ₹11.53 crore from an associate of DMK'sDurai Murugan and ₹10 lakh from the residence of his son Kathir in Vellore

The Katpadi police on April 10 registered an FIR against DMK’s Vellore candidate Kathir Anand based on a complaint filed by the Election Commission.

Income Tax (IT) officials reportedly seized ₹11.53 crore from Pooncholai Seenivasan, an associate of DMK treasurer Durai Murugan and ₹10 lakh from the residence of Murugan’s son Kathir in Vellore , during raids starting March 29.

Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer Satyabrata Sahoo confirmed that an FIR has been filed against three including Kathir Anand.

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Apart from the residences, IT sleuths conducted raids at educational institutions run by Kathir Anand. Of the ₹19 lakh found in the house, ₹10 lakh was declared as unaccounted cash.

 

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