The IT department gave a shock to the state Congress early Thursday morning by conducting a raid at two Congress state leaders’ residence. The raid was conducted at Small Scale Industries Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi and Congress state women’s unit president Laxmi Hebbalkar’s residences.
It is learnt that a team of income tax (IT) officials, on Thursday raided the houses of Congress leaders here.
The IT officials have sought various details from the leaders, and are verifying the documents, it is learnt.
The houses of Laxmi Hebbalkar, president of state women’s unit of the Congress, and Congress leader, Ramesh Jarkiholi, were raided by the officers. When reports last came in, the officials were continuing with checking of various papers and documents.
Some sources claim that they have accessed some incriminating documents.